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Section 169 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 169 Indian Penal Code

Section 169 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property. It is under CHAPTER IX (OF OFFENCESBY OR RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVANTS) of the Code.

Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property

Whoever, being a public servant, and being legally bound as such public servant, not to purchase or bid for certain property, purchases or bids for that property, either in his own name or in the name of another, or jointly, or in shares with others, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both; and the property, if purchased, shall be confiscated.

See also  Section 257 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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