SECTION 502 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter



Description of IPC Section 502

Whoever sells or offers for sale any printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing that it contains such matter, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter against the President or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State or Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Court of Session



Offence : Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter in any other case


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 502


What offence is defined under IPC 502?

IPC 502 Offence: Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter against the President or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State or Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor.


What is the punishment for IPC 502 Case?

The punishment for IPC 502 is Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 502 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 502 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 502 offence?

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Is IPC 502 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 502 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 502 be tried?

IPC 502 is tried in the court of Court of Session.


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