Definition of IPC 389:Indian Penal Code IPC-389

Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion.

Classification :

According to Para 1 – This section is Non-bailable, Cognizable and Non-compoundable.

According to Para 2 – This section is Bailable, Cognizable and Non-compoundable.

Triable By :

Magistrate of the first class.

Punishment :

According to Para 1 – Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

According to Para 2 – Imprisonment for life.