Section 417 IPC-Dhara 417-Dafa-Punishment for cheating


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Section 417 of IPC(Indian Penal Code)-Dhara-Dafa-
Punishment for cheating

Whoever cheats shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE

Punishment—Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both—Non-cogniza­ble—Bailable—Triable by any Magistrate—Compoundable by the person cheated with the permission of the court.

Meaning and definitions of the terms used in the section description and classification of Indian Laws:

Cognizable offences : As defined in first schedule of Code of Criminal Procedure, a cognizable offence is a criminal offence in which the police is empowered to register an FIR, investigate, and arrest an accused without a court issued warrant.
Non-Cognizable offence : A non-cognizable offence is an offence in which police can neither register an FIR, investigate, nor effect arrest without the express permission or directions from the court.
Compoundable offence : Compoundable offence is permitted to settle before the court.
Non-compoundable : Non-compoundable is not permitted to settle before the court.