SECTION 304A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Causing death by negligence


Description of IPC Section 304A

According to section 304A of Indian penal code, Whoever causes the death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.


Offence : Causing death by rash or negligent act

Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

FAQ's on IPC Section 304A

What offence is defined under IPC 304A?

IPC 304A Offence: Causing death by rash or negligent act.

What is the punishment for IPC 304A Case?

The punishment for IPC 304A is 2 Years or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 304A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 304A is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 304A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 304A is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 304A be tried?

IPC 304A is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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