SECTION 440 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt



Description of IPC Section 440

According to section 440 of Indian penal code, Whoever commits mischief, having made preparation for causing to any person death, or hurt, or wrongful restraint, or fear of death, or hurt, or of wrongful restraint, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death, or hurt, etc.


Punishment : 5 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 440


What offence is defined under IPC 440?

IPC 440 Offence: Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death, or hurt, etc..


What is the punishment for IPC 440 Case?

The punishment for IPC 440 is 5 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 440 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 440 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 440 offence?

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Is IPC 440 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 440 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 440 be tried?

IPC 440 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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