SECTION 338 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others



Description of IPC Section 338

Whoever causes grievous hurt to any person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, or the personal safety of others, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Offence : Causing grievous hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 338


What offence is defined under IPC 338?

IPC 338 Offence: Causing grievous hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc..


What is the punishment for IPC 338 Case?

The punishment for IPC 338 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 338 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 338 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 338 offence?

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Is IPC 338 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 338 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 338 be tried?

IPC 338 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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