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IPC Section 371: Habitual Dealing In Slaves
Whoever habitually imports, exports, removes, buys, sells, traffics or deals in slaves, shall be punished with 1 [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
- Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for “transportation for life”.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Habitual dealing in slaves|
Life or 10 Years + Fine
|Triable By||Court of Session|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|