SECTION 308 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Attempt to commit culpable homicide



Description of IPC Section 308

According to section 308 of Indian penal code, Whoever does any act with such intention or knowledge and under such circumstances that, if he by that act caused death, he would be guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both; and, if hurt is caused to any person by such act, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Attempt to commit culpable homicide


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session



Offence : If such act causes hurt to Any person


Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session





Legal Questions Answered by Top Lawyers on IPC 308


FAQ's on IPC Section 308


What offence is defined under IPC 308?

IPC 308 Offence: Attempt to commit culpable homicide.


What is the punishment for IPC 308 Case?

The punishment for IPC 308 is 3 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 308 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 308 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 308 offence?

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Is IPC 308 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 308 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 308 be tried?

IPC 308 is tried in the court of Court of Session.



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