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SECTION 344 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Wrongful confinement for ten or more days


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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Whoever wrongfully confines any person for ten days, or more, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.



IPC 344 in Simple Words

Section 344 of the Indian Penal Code states that anyone who wrongfully confines a person for ten days or more can be punished with imprisonment for up to three years and may also be fined.


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Offence : Wrongfully confining for 10 or more days


Punishment : 3 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate



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





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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Section 344 of the CRPC?

A Court of Session, or Magistrate of First Class, may express an opinion that a witness in a judicial proceeding has knowingly or willfully provided false testimony or fabricated false information with the intent to defraud.


What is Sec 340 of IPC?

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What is the meaning of IPC 341?

IPC 341 discusses Punishment for wrong restraint. The IPC 341 states that 'Whoever wrongfully restrains a person shall be punishable with simple imprisonment of a period which can extend up to one month or with monetary fines which can extend up to five hundred rupees or both.