IPC Section 189: Threat Of Injury To Public Servant

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IPC Section 189: Threat Of Injury To Public Servant

Whoever holds out any threat of injury to any public servant, or to any person in whom he believes that public servant to be interested, for the purpose of inducing that public servant to do any act, or to forbear or delay to do any act, connected with the exercise of the public functions of such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffenceThreatening a public servant with injury to him or one in whom he is interested, to induce him to do or forbear to do any official act
Punishment2 Years or Fine or Both
CognizanceNon-Cognizable; Cognizable in A.P.
Triable ByAny Magistrate
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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