SECTION 354 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty


Description

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any woman, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will there by outrage her modesty, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than one year but which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine1.

1 Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

Offence : Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty


Punishment : 1 to 5 years + Fine


Cognizable : Cognizable


Bail : Non-bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate






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