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SECTION 339 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Wrongful restraint


Last Updated: 01 Feb, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 339
  2. IPC 339 in Simple Words

Description of IPC Section 339

According to section 339 of Indian penal code, Whoever voluntarily obstructs any person so as to prevent that person from proceeding in any direction in which that person has a right to proceed, is said wrongfully to restrain that person.



IPC 339 in Simple Words

Section 339 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone willingly blocks another person's path, preventing them from moving in a direction they have the right to go, it is considered 'wrongful restraint'.

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What is IPC section 339?

Section 339 of IPC speaks about the offence of wrongful restraint as whoever voluntarily obstruct any person so as to prevent that person from proceeding in any direction in which that person has right to proceed is said wrongfully to restrain the person. 11 Dec 2023

What is Section 339 of the IPC for car parking?

It is illegal to park your vehicle in front of someone else's house. The house owner can complain against the vehicle owner or driver under IPC Section 339. It is illegal to park your vehicle in front of someone else's house. The house owner can complain against the vehicle owner or driver under IPC Section 339. 13 Dec 2023

What is the IPC 339 to 348?

Whoever wrongfully restrains any person, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

What is Section 340 of the IPC?

Description. Whoever wrongfully restrains any person in such a manner as to prevent that person from proceeding beyond certain circumscribing limits, is said wrongfully to confine that person.