SECTION 284 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 284

According to section 284 of Indian penal code, Whoever does, with any poisonous substance, any act in a manner so rash or negligent as to endanger human life, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any person, or knowingly or negligently omits to take such order with any poisonous substance in his possession as is sufficient to guard against probable danger to human life from such poisonous substance, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Offence : Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life, etc.

Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 284?

IPC 284 Offence: Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life, etc..

What is the punishment for IPC 284 Case?

The punishment for IPC 284 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 284 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 284 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 284 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 284 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 284 be tried?

IPC 284 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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