IPC Section 506, Punishment for criminal intimidation

IPC Section 506

What Is IPC Section 506

According to section 506-“Whoever commits, the offense 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 the threat is to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.”

If the threat is to cause death or grievous hurt, or to cause the destruction of any property by fire, or to cause an offense punishable with death or 1[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or to impute, unchastity to a woman.

Punishment For IPC Section 506

Whoever commits the offense 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.

More Detail About IPC Section 506

Here are some common questions of this act with the answers, so please read carefully-

Question 1: Cognizable or not?

Answer: Non-cognizable.

Question 2: Whether Bailable?

Answer: Bailable.

Question 3: Compoundable or not?

Answer: Compoundable by the person intimidated.

Question 4: Triable by whom?

Answer: Any Magistrate (Criminal intimidation);

Magistrate of the first class (If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.).

Cases Of IPC Section 506

  1. Kantamaneni Ravishankar vs The State Of Andhra Pradesh on 26 August, 2020.
  2. Tej Singh vs State on 27 February, 2020.
  3. Punnu vs State (Govt. Of Nct) Delhi on 19 February, 2018.
  4. Mahavir Singh & Others vs State Of U.P. on 11 January 2017.
  5. Dr. Ashok Kumar Agrawal vs State Of U.P. & Others on 23 August 2018.
  6. Ram Pal. vs State Of U.P. on 22 May 2019.
  7. Bachu @ Hira Lal vs State Of U.P. on 30 August 2019.
  8. Anurag Dwivedi And Another vs State Of U.P.And Another on 8 January 2019.
  9. Pankaj Jaiswal vs Narendra Kumar Singh And 2 Others on 19 February, 2020.
  10. Surendra Tiwari @ Surendra Prasad … vs State Of U.P. Thru. Prin. Secy. … on 17 October, 2019.

Also read:- IPC Section 463-Forgery, 464-Making a false document

Also read:- IPC Section 509A, 509B, 509, Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman

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