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


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 343 in Simple Words
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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.


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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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What is Section 343 of the IPC?

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What is 343 CRPC?

Section 343 Procedural Rules for Magistrate Taking cognizance The Magistrate who receives a complaint under Section 340 or Section 341 shall, notwithstanding any provisions of Chapter XV, proceed to treat the case insofar as possible as if it had been instituted based on a police report.


What is Sec 344 IPC?

Leave a comment. Anyone who wrongfully confines a person for more than ten days will be punished by imprisonment in either form for up to three years and a fine.