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SECTION 329 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 329 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 329 related FAQs
Whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt for the purpose of extorting from the sufferer or from any person interested in the sufferer any property or valuable security, or of constraining the sufferer or any person interested in such sufferer to do anything that is illegal or which may facilitate the commission of an offence, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.



IPC 329 in Simple Words

Section 329 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone voluntarily causes severe injuries to another person with the purpose of extorting property, valuables, or compelling them to do something illegal or facilitate the commission of an offense, they can be punished with life imprisonment or imprisonment for up to ten years, and may also be fined.


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Offence : Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property or a valuable security, or to constrain to do anything which is illegal, or which may facilitate the commission of an offence


Punishment : Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session



Anyone who intentionally causes serious injury to another person with the intent of extorting money or property from them or anyone else interested in their welfare, or for the purpose of forcing the victim or others interested in his or her welfare to commit an illegal act or facilitate the commission thereof is guilty of this crime.





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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Section 323 of the IPC?

IPC 323 is a punishment designed to deter those who violate the law and create a harmonious society. The Section 323 IPC punishment states that a person convicted of intentionally causing harm can be sentenced to a year of imprisonment, accompanied by a fine up to ten thousand rupees or both.


What is the IPC 392?

Description. Robbery is punishable by ten years of imprisonment and a fine. If the crime occurs on a highway between sunset to sunrise, it can be increased to fourteen years.


What is Section 330 of the IPC?

IPC Section 332 - Inflicting harm on another to obtain a confession or to force the restoration of property


What is 327 IPC?

IPC Section 327: Voluntarily inflicting harm to obtain property or to force an illegal act