SECTION 295A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs


Description

Whoever, with deliberate and malicious intention of outraging the religious feelings of any class of citizens of India, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs or by visible representations or otherwise insults or attempts to insult the religion or the religious beliefs of that class, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Maliciously insulting the religions or the religious beliefs of any class


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 295A


What offence is defined under IPC 295A?

Maliciously insulting the religions or the religious beliefs of any class.


What is the punishment for IPC 295A Case?

The punishment for IPC 295A is 3 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 295A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 295A is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 295A offence?

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Is IPC 295A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 295A is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 295A be tried?

IPC 295A is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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