Here we are going to explain what punishable offence in this section is and how much has imprisonment or fine under section 500.
Punishment for defamation:
In this section states whoever defames another shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE Punishment:
Offence: Defamation in any other case.Punishment - Simple Imprisonment for Two years or Fine or
This is a Bailable , Non-Cognizable offence and Triable by Session of Court or Magistrate First Class