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IPC Section 420: Cheating And Dishonestly Inducing Delivery Of Property
Whoever cheats and thereby dishonestly induces the person deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to make, alter or destroy the whole or any part of a valuable security, or anything which is signed or sealed, and which is capable of being converted into a valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
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|Offence||Cheating and there by dishonestly inducing delivery of property, or the making, alteration or destruction of a valuable security|
|Punishment||7 Years + Fine|
|Triable By||Magistrate First Class|
|Offence Compoundable||The person cheated, with the permission of the Court|