SECTION 343 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Wrongful confinement for three or more days

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 343

According to section 343 of Indian penal code, Whoever wrongfully confines any person for three days or more, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

IPC 343 in Simple Words

Section 343 of the Indian Penal Code states that anyone who wrongfully confines a person for three days or more can be punished with imprisonment for up to two years, or a fine, or both.

Offence : Wrongfully confining for 3 or more days

Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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FAQ's on IPC Section 343

What offence is defined under IPC 343?

IPC 343 Offence: Wrongfully confining for 3 or more days.

What is the punishment for IPC 343 Case?

The punishment for IPC 343 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 343 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 343 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 343 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 343 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 343 be tried?

IPC 343 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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