According to section 415 PPC whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived, to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person for any other person) in body, mind, reputation or property, is said cheat.

Cheating by Personation

According to section 416 ppc, A person is said to cheat by personation if he cheats by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is.

Cheating is a crime that involves dishonesty or deceit in order to gain an advantage or benefit that one is not entitled to. Cheating can take many forms and can occur in various contexts, such as academic cheating, sports cheating, or financial cheating.

Examples of cheating crimes include:

  1. Academic cheating – this can include plagiarism, cheating on exams, or falsifying research.
  2. Sports cheating – this can include using performance-enhancing drugs, fixing games, or engaging in other forms of cheating in order to gain an unfair advantage.
  3. Financial cheating – this can include fraud, embezzlement, or other forms of financial misconduct.

The severity of the offense and the potential consequences depend on the specific circumstances of the case and the laws of the jurisdiction in question. In some cases, cheating may be considered a minor offense, while in others it may be classified as a serious crime.

Punishment for Cheating

According to section 417 ppc whoever cheats shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both

Punishment for Cheating by Personation

According to section 419 ppc

Whoever cheats by personation shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

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