SECTION 385 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion



Description of IPC Section 385

Whoever, in order to the committing of extortion, puts any person in fear, or attempts to put any person in fear, of any injury, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Putting or attempting to put in fear of injury, in order to commit extortion


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 385


What offence is defined under IPC 385?

IPC 385 Offence: Putting or attempting to put in fear of injury, in order to commit extortion.


What is the punishment for IPC 385 Case?

The punishment for IPC 385 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 385 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 385 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 385 offence?

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Is IPC 385 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 385 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 385 be tried?

IPC 385 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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