SECTION 489 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Tampering with property mark with intent to cause injury

Last Updated: 01 May, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 489 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 489 related FAQs
Whoever removes, destroys, defaces or adds to any property mark, intending or knowing it to be likely that he may thereby cause injury to any person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

IPC 489 in Simple Words

If someone intentionally removes, destroys, defaces, or alters any property mark, knowing it might cause harm to someone, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to one year, a fine, or both.

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Offence : Removing destroying or defacing property mark with intent to cause injury

Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

Anyone who removes, destroys or defaces any property mark with the intention or knowledge that it is likely to cause injury to anyone, will be punished by imprisonment for up to one year or a fine.

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