Section 421 Indian Penal Code
Section 421 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditor. It is under ‘Of Fraudulent Deeds and Dispositions of Property’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the Code.
Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditor
Whoever dishonestly or fraudulently removes, conceals or delivers to any person, or transfers or causes to be transferred to any person, without adequate consideration, any property, intending thereby to prevent, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby prevent, the distribution of that property according to law among his creditors or the creditors of any other person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.