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SECTION 359 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Kidnapping


Last Updated: 01 Feb, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 359
  2. IPC 359 in Simple Words

Description of IPC Section 359

According to section 359 of Indian penal code, Kidnapping is of two kinds: kidnapping from India, and kidnapping from lawful guardianship.



IPC 359 in Simple Words

Section 359 of the Indian Penal Code defines two types of kidnapping: kidnapping from India and kidnapping from lawful guardianship.

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Section 359: Kidnapping Kidnapping is of two kinds: Kidnapping from India, and kidnapping from lawful guardianship.




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What is Section 359 of the Act?

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What is IPC 369 and punishment?

Whoever kidnaps or abducts any child under the age of ten years with the intention of taking dishonestly any movable property from the person of such child, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

What is the difference between IPC 359 and 362?

Provision under IPC Kidnapping: This offence is defined under Sections 359-361 of the Indian Penal Code. Abduction: It is defined under Section 362 of the Indian Penal Code. 4 Oct 2023