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IPC Section 364A: Kidnapping For Ransom, Etc
1Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person or keeps a person in detention after such kidnapping or abduction, and threatens to cause death or hurt to such person, or by his conduct gives rise to a reasonable apprehension that such person may be put to death or hurt, or causes hurt or death to such person in order to compel the Government or 2 any foreign State or international inter-governmental organisation or any other person to do or abstain from doing any act or to pay a ransom, shall be punishable with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine.
- Ins. by Act 42 of 1993, s. 2.
- Subs. by Act 24 of 1995, s. 2, for “any other person”.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Kidnapping for ransom, etc.|
|Punishment||Death or Life + Fine|
|Triable By||Court of Session|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|