SECTION 353 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty



Description of IPC Section 353

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person being a public servant in the execution of his duty as such public servant, or with intent to prevent or deter that person from discharging his duty as such public servant, or in consequence of anything done or attempted to be done by such person to the lawful discharge of his duty as such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 353


What offence is defined under IPC 353?

IPC 353 Offence: Assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty.


What is the punishment for IPC 353 Case?

The punishment for IPC 353 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 353 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 353 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 353 offence?

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Is IPC 353 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 353 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 353 be tried?

IPC 353 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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