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IPC Section 309: Attempt To Commit Suicide
Whoever attempts to commit suicide and does any act towards the commission of such offence, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year 1 or with fine, or with both.
- Subs. by Act 8 of 1882, s. 7, for “and shall also be liable to fine”.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Attempt to commit suicide|
Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|