SECTION 438 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance


Description

Whoever commits, or attempts to commit, by fire or any explosive substance, such mischief as is described in the last preceding section. shall be punished with imprisonment for life. or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : The mischief described in the last section when committed by fire or any explosive substance


Punishment : Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 438


What offence is defined under IPC 438?

The mischief described in the last section when committed by fire or any explosive substance.


What is the punishment for IPC 438 Case?

The punishment for IPC 438 is Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 438 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 438 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 438 offence?

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Is IPC 438 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 438 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 438 be tried?

IPC 438 is tried in the court of Court of Session.



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