SECTION 477 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Fraudulent cancellation, destruction, etc., of will, authority to adopt, or valuable security


Description

Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly, or with intent to cause damage or injury to the public or to any person, cancels, destroys or defaces, or attempts to cancel, destroy or deface, or secretes or attempts to secrete any document which is or purports to be a will, or an authority to adopt a son, or any valuable security, or commits mischief in respect of such document, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Fraudulently destroying or defacing, or attempting to destroy or deface, or secreting, a will, etc.


Punishment : Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 477


What offence is defined under IPC 477?

IPC 477 Offence: Fraudulently destroying or defacing, or attempting to destroy or deface, or secreting, a will, etc..


What is the punishment for IPC 477 Case?

The punishment for IPC 477 is Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 477 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 477 is a Non-Cognizable.


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Is IPC 477 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 477 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 477 be tried?

IPC 477 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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