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

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 344

According to section 344 of Indian penal code, 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.

Offence : Wrongfully confining for 10 or more days

Punishment : 3 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 344?

IPC 344 Offence: Wrongfully confining for 10 or more days.

What is the punishment for IPC 344 Case?

The punishment for IPC 344 is 3 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 344 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 344 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 344 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 344 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 344 be tried?

IPC 344 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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