Introduction:

Here we are going to explain what is punishable offence in this section and how much has imprisonment or fine under section 477.

Description:

Fraudulent cancellation, destruction, etc., of will, authori­ty to adopt, or valuable security:-

In this section states that Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly, or with intent to cause damage or injury to the public or to any person, cancels, destroys or defaces, or attempts to cancel, destroy or deface, or secretes or attempts to secrete any document which is or purports to be a will, or an authority to adopt a son, or any valuable security, or commits mischief in respect of such document, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE Punishment:

Offence: Fraudulently destroying or defacing, or attempting to destroy or deface, or secreting, a will, etc.
Punishment -Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine

This is a Non-Bailable, Non-Cognizable offence and Triable by Magistrate first class

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