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SECTION 431 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, river or channel


Last Updated: 01 Nov, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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Description of IPC Section 431

According to section 431 of Indian penal code, Whoever commits mischief by doing any act which renders or which he knows to be likely to render any public road, bridge, navigable river or navigable channel, natural or artificial, impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.



IPC 431 in Simple Words

If someone intentionally renders a public road, bridge, navigable river, or channel impassable or less safe for travel or transportation, they may be punished with imprisonment up to five years, or fined, or both.

Offence : Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, navigable river, or navigable channel and rendering it impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property


Punishment : 5 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





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FAQ's on IPC Section 431


What offence is defined under IPC 431?

IPC 431 Offence: Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, navigable river, or navigable channel and rendering it impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property.


What is the punishment for IPC 431 Case?

The punishment for IPC 431 is 5 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 431 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 431 is a Cognizable.


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Is IPC 431 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 431 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 431 be tried?

IPC 431 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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