SECTION 416 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Cheating by personation

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 416 in Simple Words
A person is said to “cheat by personation” if he cheats by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for or another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is.

IPC 416 in Simple Words

"Cheating by personation" means deceiving others by pretending to be someone else, substituting identities, or misrepresenting oneself or another person's identity.

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