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Section 502 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 502 Indian Penal Code

Section 502 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter. It is under CHAPTER XXI (OF DEFAMATION) of the Code.

Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter

Whoever sells or offers for sale any printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing that it contains such matter, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

See also  Section 129 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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