SECTION 354B IPC - Indian Penal Code - Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe [1]

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 354B

According to section 354B of Indian penal code, Any man who assaults or uses criminal force to any woman or abets such act with the intention of disrobing or compelling her to be naked, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than three years but which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

1 Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

Offence : Criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe

Punishment : 3 to 7 years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 354B?

IPC 354B Offence: Criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe.

What is the punishment for IPC 354B Case?

The punishment for IPC 354B is 3 to 7 years + Fine.

Is IPC 354B cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 354B is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 354B bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 354B is a Non-bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 354B be tried?

IPC 354B is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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