SECTION 277 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Fouling water of public spring or reservoir

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 277

According to section 277 of Indian penal code, Whoever voluntarily corrupts or fouls the water of any public spring or reservoir, so as to render it less fit for the purpose for which it is ordinarily used, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

Offence : Defiling the water of a public spring or reservoir

Punishment : 3 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 277?

IPC 277 Offence: Defiling the water of a public spring or reservoir.

What is the punishment for IPC 277 Case?

The punishment for IPC 277 is 3 Months or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 277 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 277 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 277 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 277 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 277 be tried?

IPC 277 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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