SECTION 297 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Trespassing on burial places, etc


Description

Whoever, with the intention of wounding the feelings of any person, or of insulting the religion of any person, or with the knowledge that the feelings of any person are likely to be wounded, or that the religion of any person is likely to be insulted thereby, commits any trespass in any place of worship or on any place of sepulture, or any place set apart for the performance of funeral rites or as a depository for the remains of the dead, or offers any indignity to any human corpse, or causes disturbance to any persons assembled for the performance of funeral ceremonies, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Trespassing in place of worship or sepulchre, disturbing funeral with intention to wound the feeling or to insult the religion of any person, or offering indignity to a human corpse


Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 297


What offence is defined under IPC 297?

Trespassing in place of worship or sepulchre, disturbing funeral with intention to wound the feeling or to insult the religion of any person, or offering indignity to a human corpse.


What is the punishment for IPC 297 Case?

The punishment for IPC 297 is 1 Year or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 297 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 297 is a Cognizable.


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Is IPC 297 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 297 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 297 be tried?

IPC 297 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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