Introduction:

Here we are going to explain what punishable offence in this section is and how much has imprisonment or fine under section 506.

Description:

Punishment for criminal intimidation:

This section states that whoever commits the offence of criminal intimidation shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both;

If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc — and if the threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, or to cause the destruction of any property by fire, or to cause an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, of with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or to impute unchastity to a woman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

 

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE Punishment

1. Criminal intimidation
Punishment - 2 Years or Fine or Both
This is a Bailable, Non-Cognizable offence and triable by Any Magistrate

2. If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, Etc.
Punishment - 7 Years or Fine or Both
This is a Bailable, Non-Cognizable offence and triable by Magistrate First Class


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