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IPC Section 364: Kidnapping Or Abducting In Order To Murder
Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person in order that such person may be murdered or may be so disposed of as to be put in danger of being murdered, shall be punished with 2 imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
(a) A kidnaps Z from 1 India, intending or knowing it to be likely that Z may be sacrificed to an idol. A has committed the offence defined in this section.
(b) A forcibly carries or entices B away from his home in order that B may be murdered. A has committed the offence defined in this section
- The words “British India” have successively been subs. by the A. O. 1948, the A. O. 1950 and Act 3 of 1951, s. 3 and the Sch., to read as above.
- Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for “transportation for life” (w.e.f. 1-1-1956)
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder
|Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine
|Court of Session
|Offence is NOT Compoundable