What are the offences against public tranquility and punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 153A, 153B, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159 and 160  of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences relating to public tranquility are defined under Section 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 153A, 153B, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159 and 160  of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to public tranquility are:

 

 

 CHAPTER VIII - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILITY

 

Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

143 IPC

Being member of an unlawful assembly. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
 

144 IPC

Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
 

145 IPC

Joining or continuing in an unlawful assembly, knowing that it has been committed to disperse. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
 

147 IPC

Rioting Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
 

148 IPC

Rioting armed with a deadly weapon. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the First Class
 

149 IPC

If an offence be committed by any member of an unlawful assembly, every other member of such assembly shall be guilty of the offence. The same as for the offence According as offence is cognizable or non-cognizable. According as offence is bailable or non-bailable. The Court by which the offence is triable
 

150 IPC

Hiring, engaging or employing persons to take part in an unlawful assembly. The same as for a member of such assembly, and for any offence committed by any member of such assembly. Cognizable Bailable The Court by which the offence is triable
 

151 IPC

Knowingly joining or continuing in any assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
 

152 IPC

Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class
 

153 IPC

Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot, if rioting be committed.

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

   

If not committed

 

Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

153A IPC

Promoting enmity between classes

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

   

Promoting enmity between classes in place of worship, etc.

 

Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

153B IPC

Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

   

If committed in a place of public worship, etc

 

Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

154 IPC

Owner of occupier of land not giving information of riot, etc. Fine of 1,000 rupees  

Non-cognizable

Bailable Any Magistrate
 

155 IPC

Person for whose benefit or on whose behalf a riot takes place not using all lawful means to prevent it.  

Fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

156 IPC

Agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit a riot is committed not using all lawful means to prevent it.  

Fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

157 IPC

Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both  

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

158 IPC

Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both  

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

159 IPC

Or to go armed Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine or both  

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

160 IPC

 

Committing affray

Imprisonment for one month, or fine of 100 rupees, or both  

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

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