SECTION 415 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Cheating

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 415

According to section 415 of Indian penal code, Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind, reputation or property, is said to “cheat”.

IPC 415 in Simple Words

"Cheating" refers to deceiving someone and making them deliver property, consent to retain property, or act in a way that causes harm or damage due to fraud or dishonesty.

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