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



Description of IPC Section 506

According to section 506 of Indian penal code, 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


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate



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


Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





Legal Questions Answered by Top Lawyers on IPC 506


FAQ's on IPC Section 506


What offence is defined under IPC 506?

IPC 506 Offence: Criminal intimidation.


What is the punishment for IPC 506 Case?

The punishment for IPC 506 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 506 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 506 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 506 offence?

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Is IPC 506 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 506 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 506 be tried?

IPC 506 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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