SECTION 461 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Dishonestly breaking open receptacle containing property



Description of IPC Section 461

Whoever dishonestly or with intent to commit mischief, breaks open or unfastens any closed receptacle which contains or which he believes to contain property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Dishonestly breaking Open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 461


What offence is defined under IPC 461?

IPC 461 Offence: Dishonestly breaking Open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property.


What is the punishment for IPC 461 Case?

The punishment for IPC 461 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 461 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 461 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 461 offence?

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Is IPC 461 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 461 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 461 be tried?

IPC 461 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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