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

 
 

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES UNDER INDIAN PENAL CODE 1860

Chapter V Abetment - Section 109, 110, 111, 113, 114, 115,116, 117, 118, 119, 120 of IPC

Chapter VA Criminal Conspiracy - Section 120B of IPC

Chapter VI Offences against the State - Section 121, 121a, 122, 123, 124, 124a, 125,,126, 127, 128, 129 and 130 of IPC

Chapter VII Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force - Section 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138 and 140 of IPC

Chapter VIII Offences against public tranquility - Section 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 153A, 153B, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159 and 160 of IPC

Chapter IX Offences by or relating to public servants - Sections 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 165A, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170 of 171 IPC

Chapter IVA offences relating to elections - Sections 171E, 171F, 171G, 171H and 171I of IPC

Chapter X Contempt of the lawful authority of pubic servants - Sections 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 216A, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 225A, 225B, 227, 228, 228A, 229 of IPC

Chapter XII Offences relating to Coin and Government Stamps - Section 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 263A of IPC

Chapter XIII Offences relating to Weights and Measures - Section 264, 265, 266, 267 of IPC

Chapter XIV Offences affecting public health, safety, convenience, decency and morals - Sections 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 294A of IPC

Chapter XV Offences Relating to Religion - Section 295, 295A, 296, 297 and 298 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 302, 303, 304, 304A, 304B, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318
 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 363A, 364, 364A, 365, 366, 366A, 366B, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 376, 376A, 376B, 376C, 376D, 377 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 379, 380, 381, 382, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 403, 404, 406, 407, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439 and 440 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462 of IPC

Chapter XVIII Offences relating to documents and to property marks - Section 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 477A, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 489A, 489B, 489C, 489D and 489E of IPC

Chapter XIX Criminal Breach of Contract of Service - Section 491 of IPC

Chapter XX Offences relating to Marriage - Section 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498 of IPC

Chapter XX A cruelty by husband or relatives of husband - Section 498A of IPC

Chapter XXI Defamation - Section 500, 501, 502 of IPC

Chapter XII Criminal Intimidation, Insult and Annoyance - Section 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510 of IPC

Chapter XIII Attempts to commit offences - Section 511 of IPC

 

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