SECTION 381 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master



Description of IPC Section 381

According to section 381 of Indian penal code, Whoever, being a clerk or servant, or being employed in the capacity of a clerk or servant, commits theft in respect of any property in the possession of his master or employer, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master or employer


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 381


What offence is defined under IPC 381?

IPC 381 Offence: Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master or employer.


What is the punishment for IPC 381 Case?

The punishment for IPC 381 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 381 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 381 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 381 offence?

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Is IPC 381 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 381 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 381 be tried?

IPC 381 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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