IPC Section 309: Attempt To Commit Suicide

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IPC Section 309: Attempt To Commit Suicide

Whoever attempts to commit suicide and does any act towards the commission of such offence, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year 1 or with fine, or with both.


  1. Subs. by Act 8 of 1882, s. 7, for “and shall also be liable to fine”.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffenceAttempt to commit suicide
Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both
Triable By
Any Magistrate
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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