SECTION 420 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property


Whoever cheats and thereby dishonestly induces the person deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to make, alter or destroy the whole or any part of a valuable security, or anything which is signed or sealed, and which is capable of being converted into a valuable security, 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 : Cheating and there by dishonestly inducing delivery of property, or the making, alteration or destruction of a valuable security

Punishment : 7 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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