SECTION 328 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit and offence

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 328

According to section 328 of Indian penal code, Whoever administers to or causes to be taken by any person any poison or any stupefying, intoxicating or unwholesome drug, or other thing with intent to cause hurt to such person, or with intent to commit or to facilitate the commission of an offence or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause hurt, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Administering stupefying drug with intent to cause hurt, etc.

Punishment : 10 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

FAQ's on IPC Section 328

What offence is defined under IPC 328?

IPC 328 Offence: Administering stupefying drug with intent to cause hurt, etc..

What is the punishment for IPC 328 Case?

The punishment for IPC 328 is 10 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 328 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 328 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 328 offence?

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Is IPC 328 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 328 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 328 be tried?

IPC 328 is tried in the court of Court of Session.

Comments by Users

Court of sessions means assistant sessions judge or district judge

Reply by LawRato
A court of sessions refers to the court of the District and Sessions Judge and also those of the Additional Sessions Judges

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