SECTION 493 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage


Description

Every man who by deceit causes any woman who is not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit or have sexual intercourse with him in that belief, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : A man by deceit causing a woman not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief


Punishment : 10 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 493


What offence is defined under IPC 493?

A man by deceit causing a woman not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief.


What is the punishment for IPC 493 Case?

The punishment for IPC 493 is 10 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 493 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 493 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 493 offence?

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Is IPC 493 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 493 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 493 be tried?

IPC 493 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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