What is Section 420 IPC?
Section 420 IPC: 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.
- To deceive and dishonestly motivate or alter or destroy precious objects/properties
- Sentence – seven years imprisonment/fines
- This is a non-bailable/cognizable offense and is considered by any judge.
- The person with the permission of the Criminal Court is compromised by the victim.
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