SECTION 439 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for intentionally running vessel aground or ashore with intent to commit theft, etc.

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 439 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 439 related FAQs
Whoever intentionally runs any vessel aground or ashore, intending to commit theft of any property contained therein or to dishonestly misappropriate any such property, or with intent that such theft or misappropriation of property may be committed, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 439 in Simple Words

If someone deliberately grounds a vessel with the intention of stealing or dishonestly taking property from it, or with the intent to facilitate such theft or misappropriation, they shall be punished with imprisonment for up to ten years and may also be fined.

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Offence : Running vessel ashore with intent to commit theft, etc.

Punishment : 10 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 439 IPC?

IPC Section 439: Punishment of intentionally running a vessel aground with the intent to steal, etc.

What is Section 439 of the Criminal Procedure Act?

Before granting bail, the High Court or Court of Session must notify the Public Prosecutor of the bail application. This is because the Court of Session is the only court that can try an offense punishable by life imprisonment or a lesser crime.

What is Section 439 of the case law?

The Session Court and High Court are empowered to grant bail in the case of an accused who is currently in custody.

What is the rule of 439?

According to Section 439 of the CrPC, an individual is considered in custody when the police arrests him, or when he is brought before a magistrate on remand, or for other forms, or custody. It also applies when he surrenders and obeys the court's orders. 13 Aug 2022