Indian Penal Code IPC 468 Section PDF
IPC 468 – Forgery for purpose of cheating
Indian Penal Code IPC 468 Section
Whoever commits forgery, intending that the 3 [document or electronic record forged] shall be used for the purpose of cheating, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
What is IPC 468, Section 468 Indian Penal Code
In simple terms, if someone forges a document or electronic record with the intent to use it for cheating others, they can be punished under this section. The punishment for this offense may include imprisonment for up to seven years and a fine. The severity of the punishment can vary based on the specific circumstances of the case and the discretion of the court.