Definition of IPC 173:
Preventing service of summons or other proceeding, or preventing publication thereof.
This section is Bailable, Non-cognizable and Non-compoundable.
Triable By :
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.