SECTION 507 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 507 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 507 related FAQs
Whoever commits the offence of criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication, or having taken precaution to conceal the name or abode of the person from whom the threat comes, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, in addition to the punishment provided for the offence by the last preceding section.

IPC 507 in Simple Words

If someone engages in criminal intimidation using an anonymous communication or hides their identity to issue threats, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to two years, along with the punishment prescribed for the offense of criminal intimidation.

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Offence : Criminal intimidation by Anonymous communication or having taken precaution to conceal whence the threat comes

Punishment : As in Section 506 + 2 Years

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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What is Section 507 of IPC?

The punishment for criminal intimidation is imprisonment in either category, up to two years.

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