What is the punishment for Criminal Breach of Trust? What is Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc? What is Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant? What is Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent? What is the punishment? Section 406, 407, 408 and 409 of Indian Penal Code 1860.

Punishment for Criminal Breach of Trust and different types of criminal breach of trust are defined under Section 406, 407, 408 and 409 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:

 

Section 406 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for Criminal Breach of Trust"

 

Whoever commits criminal breach of trust shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

 Section 407 of Indian Penal Code. "Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc"

Whoever. being entrusted with property as a carrier, wharfinger or warehouse-keeper, commits criminal breach of trust in respect of such property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine

Section 408 of Indian Penal Code. "Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant"

Whoever, being clerk or servant or employed as a clerk or servant, and being in any manner entrusted in such capacity with property, or with any dominion over property, commits criminal breach of trust in respect of that property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 409 of Indian Penal Code. "Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent"

Whoever, being in any manner entrusted with property, or with any dominion over property in his capacity of a public servant or in the way of his business as a banker, merchant, factor, broker, attorney or agent, commits criminal breach of trust in respect of that property, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

CRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST

Section 405 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is Criminal Breach of Trust?

Section 406, 407, 408 and 409 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is the punishment for Criminal Breach of Trust? What is Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc? What is Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant? What is Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent? What is the punishment?

 

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