Definition of IPC 172:Indian Penal Code IPC-172

Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding.

Classification :

This section is Bailable, Non-cognizable and Non-compoundable.

Triable By :

Any Magis­trate

Punishment :

According to Para 1 – Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.

According to Para 2 – Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.