SECTION 506 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for criminal intimidation


Description

Whoever commits the offence of criminal intimidation shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both;

If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc ? and if the threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, or to cause the destruction of any property by fire, or to cause an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, of with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or to impute unchastity to a woman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Criminal intimidation! If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, Etc.!


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both! 7 Years or Fine or Both!


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable! Non-Cognizable!


Bail : Bailable! Bailable!


Triable : Any Magistrate! Magistrate First Class!






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