SECTION 342 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for wrongful confinement



IPC Section-342

Description of IPC Section 342

According to section 342 of Indian penal code, Whoever wrongfully confines any person shall be punished with simple imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Offence : Wrongfully confining any person


Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 342


What offence is defined under IPC 342?

IPC 342 Offence: Wrongfully confining any person.


What is the punishment for IPC 342 Case?

The punishment for IPC 342 is 1 Year or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 342 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 342 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 342 offence?

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Is IPC 342 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 342 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 342 be tried?

IPC 342 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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