Section 408 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 408 Indian Penal Code

Section 408 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant. It is under ‘Of Criminal Breach of Trust’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the Code.

Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant

Whoever, being a 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.

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