Bailable Offences in Bangladesh:


Bailable Offences: According to Section 4(b) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (CrPC) bailable offence means an offence shown as bailable in the second schedule, or which is made bailable by any other law for the time being in force. In this article we have discussed only the offences which are bailable under the Penal Code 1860. 

Offences under the Penal Code, 1860 whether bailable or not are mentioned in the Second Schedule of the CrPC. In the Case of Bailable offence its the valuable right of the accused to get bail and the Court is to bound to do that.  

Bailable Offences under Penal Code 1860

The Offences under the Penal Code, 1860 which are shown as bailable in the Second Schedule of the CrpC are given below: 

  1. Section 118(2nd part)- Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with death or transportation for life, if the offence be not committed. 
  2. Section 119(Third part)- A public servant concealing a design to commit an offence which it is his duty to prevent, if the offence be not committed. 
  3. Section 120(2nd part)– Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment, if the offence be not committed. 
  4. Section 120B (2nd part)- Criminal conspiracy other than which is punishable with death, transportation or rigorous imprisonment for a term of two years or upwards. 
  5. Section 129- Public servant negligently suffering prisoner in his custody to escape. 
  6. Section 135- Abetment of the desertion of an officer, soldier.
  7. Section 136- Harbouring an officer, soldier who has deserted. 
  8. Section 137- Deserter concealed on board merchant-vessel, through negligence of master. 
  9. Section 138- Abetment of act of in subordination by an officer, soldier.
  10. Section 140- Wearing the dress or carrying any token used by a soldier. 
  11. Section 143– Being member of an unlawful assembly.
  12. Section 144– Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon.
  13. Section 145– Joining in an unlawful assembly which has been commanded to disperse. 
  14. Section 147– Rioting.
  15. Section 148– Rioting armed with deadly weapon.
  16. Section 151– Joining of an assembly of five or more persons after it has commanded to disperse.
  17. Section 152- Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.
  18. Section 153– Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot.
  19. Section 153A– Promoting enmity between classes.
  20. Section 153B– Inducing students to take part in political activity.
  21. Section 154– Owner of land not giving information of riot.
  22. Section 155– Person for whose benefit riot takes place.
  23. Section 156– Agent of owner for whose benefit riot takes place.
  24. Section 157- Harboring persons hired for an unlawful assembly.
  25. Section 158- Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot.
  26. Section 160- Committing affray.
  27. Section 161– Being a public servant and taking illegal gratification in respect of an official Act.
  28. Section 162– Taking gratification by illegal means to influence a public servant.
  29. Section 163– Taking gratification for the exercise of personal influence with a public servant.
  30. Section 164– Abetment by public servant of the offences defined in section 162 and 163 with reference to himself.
  31. Section 165– Public servants obtaining any valuable thing from a person concerned in any business transacted by such public servant. 
  32. Section 165A– Abetment of offences under sections 161 and 165.
  33. Section 166– Public servant disobeying a direction of law to cause injury to any person.
  34. Section 167– Public servant framing an incorrect document with the intent to cause injury.
  35. Section 168– Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade.
  36. Section 169– Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property.
  37. Section 170– Personating a public servant.
  38. Section 171-  Wearing grab or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent.
  39. Section 171E– Bribery.
  40. Section 171F– Undue influence and personation at election. 
  41. Section 171G– False statement in connection with an election.
  42. Section 171H– Illegal payments with election.
  43. Section 171I– Failure to keep election accounts.
  44. Section 172– Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding. 
  45. Section 173– Preventing the service or the affixing of any summons or notice or the removal of it when it has been affixed or preventing a proclamation.
  46. Section 174- Disobeying a legal order to attend at a certain place.
  47. Section 175- Intentionally omitting to produce a document to a public servant by a person legally bound to produce or deliver such document.
  48. Section 176– Intentionally omitting to give notice or information to a public servant by a person legally bound to give such notice or information.
  49. Section 177– Knowingly furnishing false information to a public servant
  50. Section 178– Refusing oath when duly required to take oath by a public servant.
  51. Section 179– Being legally bound to state truth and refusing to answer questions.
  52. Section 180– Refusing to sign a statement made to a public servant when legally required to do so.
  53. Section 181– Knowingly stating to a public servant on oath as true that which is false.
  54. Section 182– Giving false information to a public servant.
  55. Section 183– Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant.
  56. Section 184– Obstructing sale of property by authority of a public servant.
  57. Section 185– Bidding by a person under a legal incapacity to purchase it, or bidding without intending to perform the obligations incurred thereby.
  58. Section 186– Obstructing public servant in discharging of his public functions.
  59. Section 187– Omission to assist public servant. 
  60. Section 188– Disobedience to an order lawfully promulgated by a public servant.
  61. Section 189– Threatening a public servant with injury to him to induce him to do or for bear to do any official act.
  62. Section 190– Threatening any person to induce him to refrain from making a legal application for protection from injury. 
  63. Section 193– Giving false evidence in a judicial proceeding. 
  64. Section 197– Knowingly issuing or signing a false certificate.
  65. Section 198– Using as a true certificate one known to be false in a material point.
  66. Section 199– False statement made in any declaration.
  67. Section 200– Using as true any such declaration known to be false.
  68. Section 201– Causing disappearance of evidence of an offence committed or giving false information touching it to screen the offender.
  69. Section 202-Intentional omission to give information of an offence by a person.
  70. Section 203– Giving false information respecting an offence committed.
  71. Section 204– Destroying document to prevent its production as evidence.
  72. Section 205– False personation for the purpose of any act or prosecution.
  73. Section 206- Fraudulent concealment of property to prevent its seizure as a forfeiture.
  74. Section 207– Claiming property without right to prevent its being taken as forfeiture.
  75. Section 208– Fraudulently suffering a decree to pass a sum not due.
  76. Section 209– False claim in a Court of Justice.
  77. Section 210– Fraudulently obtaining a decree to pass a sum not due.
  78. Section 211– False charge of an offence.
  79. Section 212– Harboring an offender.
  80. Section 213-Taking gift, etc to screen an offender from punishment.
  81. Section 214– Offering gift in consideration of screening offender.
  82. Section 215- Taking gift to help to recover moveable property.
  83. Section 216– Harboring an offender.
  84. Section 216A– Harboring robbers or dacoits.
  85. Section 217-Public servant disobeying a direction of law to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture.
  86. Section 218– Public servant framing an incorrect record intentionally.
  87. Section 219– Corruptly making or pronouncing order in a judicial proceeding. 
  88. Section 220– Commitment for trial or confinement by a person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law.
  89. Section 221– Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of a public servant bound by law to apprehend and offender.
  90. Section 223– Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant.
  91. Section 224– Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension.
  92. Section 225– Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension of another person or rescuing from lawful custody.
  93. Section 225A– Omission to apprehend or sufferance of escape, on part of public servant.
  94. Section 225B– Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension or escape or rescue.
  95. Section 227– Violation of condition of remission of punishment.
  96. Section 228– Intentional insult of interruption to a public servant sitting in stage of a proceeding.
  97. Section 229– Personation of a juror or assessor.
  98. Section 255– Counterfeiting a Government stamp.
  99. Section 256– Having possession of an instrument for counterfeiting a Government stamp.
  100. Section 257– Making, buying or selling instrument for counterfeiting a Government stamp.
  101. Section 258– Sale of counterfeit Government stamp.
  102. Section 259– Having possession of counterfeit Government stamp.
  103. Section 260– Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit.
  104. Section 261– Effacing any written from a substance bearing a Government stamp, or removing from a document a stamp used for it .
  105. Section 262– Using a Government stamp known to have been before used.
  106. Section 263– Erasure of mark denoting that stamp has been used.
  107. Section 263A– Fictitious stamps .
  108. Section 264– Use of false instrument for weighing.
  109. Section 265– Use of false weigh or measure.
  110. Section 266– Being in possession of false weights or measures for fraudulent use.
  111. Section 267– Making or selling of false weights or measures for fraudulent use.
  112. Section 269– Negligently doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life.
  113. Section 270– Malignantly doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life.
  114. Section 271– knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule.
  115. Section 272– Adultering food or drink intended for sale so as to make the same noxious.
  116. Section 273– Selling any food or drink as food or drink knowing the same as to be noxious.
  117. Section 274– Adultering any drug or medical preparation intended for sale
  118. Section 275– Offering for sale of any drug or medical preparation known to have been adultered.
  119. Section 276– Knowing selling of any drug or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation.
  120. Section 277– Defiling the water of a public spring or reservoir.
  121. Section 278– Making atmosphere noxious to health.
  122. Section 279– Driving or riding on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.
  123. Section 280– Navigating any vessel so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.
  124. Section 281– Exhibition of a false light, mark or buoy.
  125. Section 282– Conveying for hire any person by water, in a vessel in such a state, or so loaded as to endanger his life.
  126. Section 283– Causing danger, obstruction or injury in any public way or line of navigation Causing danger, obstruction or injury in any public way or line of navigation.
  127. Section 284– Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life, etc.
  128. Section 285– Dealing with fire or any combustible matter so as endanger human life, etc.
  129. Section 286– Negligently dealing with any explosive substance.
  130. Section 287– Negligently dealing with any machinery.
  131. Section 288- A person omitting to guard against probable danger to human life by the fall of any building over which he has a right entitling him to pull it down or repair it.
  132. Section 289– A person omitting to take order with any animal in his possession, so as to guard against danger to human life, or of grievous hurt, from such animal.
  133. Section 290– Committing public nuisance.
  134. Section 291– Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue.
  135. Section 292– Sale, etc. of obsence books, etc.
  136. Section 293– Sale, etc. of obsence objects to young persons.
  137. Section 294– Obsence songs.
  138. Section 294A– Keeping a lottery office.
  139. Section 294B– Offering of prize in connection with trade, etc.
  140. Section 295– Destroying, damaging or defiling a place of worship or sacred object.
  141. Section 296– Causing a disturbance to an assembly engaged in religious worship.
  142. Section 297– Trespassing in place of worship.
  143. Section 298– Uttering any word etc. to wound religious feeling of anyone.
  144. Section 304A– Causing death by rash or negligent act.
  145. Section 304B– Causing death by rash driving or riding on a public way.
  146. Section 308– Attempt to commit culpable homicide.
  147. Section 309– Attempt to commit homicide.
  148. Section 312– Causing miscarriage.
  149. Section 317– Abandoning a child under 12 years of age by parents.
  150. Section 318- Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body.
  151. Section 323– Voluntarily causing hurt.
  152. Section 324– Voluntarily causing  hurt by dangerous weapon.
  153. Section 325– Voluntarily causing grievous hurt.
  154. Section 330– Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession or information or to compel restoration of property etc.
  155. Section 332– Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty.
  156. Section 334– Voluntarily causing hurt on grave and sudden provocation.
  157. Section 335– Causing hurt on grave and sudden provocation.
  158. Section 336– Doing any act which endangers human life or the personal safety of others.
  159. Section 337– Causing hurt by act which endangers human life, etc.
  160. Section 338– Causing grievous  hurt by act which endangers human life, etc.
  161. Section 338A– Causing grievous  hurt by rash driving or riding on a public way.
  162. Section 341– Wrongfully restraining any person
  163. Section 342– Wrongfully confining any person
  164. Section 343– Wrongfully confining for three or more days
  165. Section 344– Wrongfully confining  for ten or more days.
  166. Section 345– Keeping any person in wrongful confinement, knowing that a writ has been issued for his liberation.
  167. Section 346– Wrongfully confining  in secret.
  168. Section 347– Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting property.
  169. Section 348– Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting confession or information property or of compelling restoration of property.
  170. Section 352– Assault or use of criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation.
  171. Section 354– Assault or use of criminal force to a woman to outrage her modesty.
  172. Section 355– Assault or use of criminal force with intent  to dishonor  a person.
  173. Section 357– Assault or use of criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person.
  174. Section 358– Assault or use of criminal force on grave or sudden provocation.
  175. Section 363– Kidnapping. 
  176. Section 370– Buying or disposing of any person as a slave.
  177. Section 374– Unlawful compulsory labour.
  178. Section 376 (2nd Part)– Sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife.
  179. Section 384– Extortion
  180. Section 388- Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence.
  181. Section 389– Putting a person in fear of accusation of offence.
  182. Section 417- Cheating
  183. Section 418– Cheating by a person whose interest the offender was bound.
  184. Section 419– Cheating by personation.
  185. Section 420– Cheating and thereby dishonestly inducing delivery of property.
  186. Section 421– Fradulent removal or concealment of property etc. to prevent distribution among creditors.
  187. Section 422- Fraudulent preventing from being made available for his creditors a debt or demand due to offender.
  188. Section 423– Fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing a false statement of consideration.
  189. Section 424– Fraudulent removal or concealment of property.
  190. Section 426– Mischief
  191. Section 427– Causing damage to the amount of 50 taka or upwards  by mischief.
  192. Section 428– Mischief by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering useless any animal of the value of ten taka or upwards.
  193. Section 429– Mischief by killing, poisoning or rendering useless any animal.
  194. Section 430– Mischief by causing diminution of supply of water for agricultural purpose.
  195. Section 431– Mischief by injury to public road,  bridge etc.
  196. Section 432– Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage, attended with damage.
  197. Section 433– Mischief by destroying  lighthouse or sea-make, or by exhibiting false lighthouse.
  198. Section 434– Mischief by destroying or moving etc. landmark fixed by public authority.
  199. Section 435- Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage.
  200. Section 447- Criminal trespass.
  201. Section 448- House trespass
  202. Section 461 (1st Part)– House trespass to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment. 
  203. Section 461– Dishonestly breaking any closed receptacle which contains property.
  204. Section 462– Being entrusted with any closed receptacle which contains property and fraudulently opening the same.
  205. Section 462A– Negligent conduct of bank officers and employees.
  206. Section 462B– Defrauding banking company.
  207. Section 469– Forgery to harm the reputation of any person.
  208. Section 471– Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged.
  209. Section 472– Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate etc. to commit a forgery punishable under section 467 of the Penal Code.
  210. Section 473– Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate etc. to commit a forgery punishable otherwise than  under section 467 of the Penal Code.
  211. Section 474- Having possession of a document, knowing it to be forged to use it as genuine.
  212. Section 475– Counterfeiting a device or marked used for authenticating documents.
  213. Section 477A– Falsification of accounts.
  214. Section 482– Using false trade or property mark to deceive or injure any person
  215. Section 483– Counterfeiting a trade or property mark used by another to cause damage or injury.
  216. Section 484–  Counterfeiting a trade or property mark used by a public servant or any mark used by him to denote the manufacture, quality etc., of any property.
  217. Section 485– Making or having possession of any die, plate or other instrument for counterfeiting any property or trade mark.
  218. Section 486– Selling goods marked with a counterfeit property or trademark
  219. Section 487– Making a false make upon any package or receptacle containing goods.
  220. Section 488– Making use of any false mark
  221. Section 489– Removing, destroying or defacing any property mark to cause injury
  222. Section 489C– Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes
  223. Section 491– Being bound to attend on or supply the wants of a person who is helpless from youth, unsoundness of mind or disease and voluntarily omitting to do so.
  224. Section 494– Marrying again during the life-time of a husband or wife
  225. Section 495– Fraudulently going through the ceremony of being married knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married.
  226. Section 496– Fraudulently going through the ceremony of being married knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married.
  227. Section 497– Adultery.
  228. Section 498– Enticing or taking away a married women. 
  229. Section 500– Defamation.
  230. Section 501- Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory.
  231. Section 502– Sale of printed or engraved, substance containing defamatory matter.
  232. Section 504– Insult to breach of peace.
  233. Section 506- Criminal intimidation. 
  234. Section 507– Criminal intimidation by anonymous communication or having taken precaution to conceal whence the threat comes.
  235. Section 508– Act caused by inducing a person to believe that he will be rendered an object of Divine displeasure.
  236. Section 509– Uttering any word or making any gesture to insult the modesty of a women.
  237. Section 510- Appearing in a public place in a sate of intoxication and causing annoyance to any person.
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