SECTION 498 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent a married woman


Description

Whoever takes or entices away any woman who is and whom he knows or has reason to believe to be the wife of any other man, from that man, or from any person having the care of her on behalf of that man, with intent that she may have illicit intercourse with any person, or conceals or detains with that intent any such woman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Enticing or taking away or detaining with a criminal intent a married woman


Punishment : 2 Years and Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 498


What offence is defined under IPC 498?

Enticing or taking away or detaining with a criminal intent a married woman.


What is the punishment for IPC 498 Case?

The punishment for IPC 498 is 2 Years and Fine.


Is IPC 498 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 498 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 498 offence?

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Is IPC 498 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 498 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 498 be tried?

IPC 498 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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