SECTION 252 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Possession of coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 252 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 252 related FAQs
Whoever fraudulently or with intent that fraud may be committed, is in possession of coin with respect to which the offence defined in either of the sections 246 or 248 has been committed having known at the time of becoming possessed thereof that such offence had been committed with respect to such coin, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 252 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 252 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone knowingly possesses a fraudulent coin and intends to commit fraud or is aware that a fraud has already been committed with that coin, they can be imprisoned for up to three years and fined.

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Offence : Possession of altered coin by a person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof

Punishment : 3 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

Anyone who, with the intent to commit fraud, has in their possession a coin in relation to which an offence as defined in section 246 or section 248 was committed, knowing at the time they became in possession that the offence had already been committed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 252 of the CRPC?

The Magistrate may convict the accused if he pleads guilty.

What is 252 law?

Constitution of India, u00bb 252. Constitution of India u00bb 252.

What is Dhara 257?

Anyone who makes, performs or buys an instrument with the intention of using it, or knows or has reason to believe that the stamps issued by the Government are intended to be counterfeited, shall be punished.