SECTION 362 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Abduction

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 362 in Simple Words
Whoever by force compels, or by any deceitful means induces any person to go from any place, is said to abduct that person.

IPC 362 in Simple Words

In the Indian Penal Code, if someone uses force or deceitful means to make a person leave a place, it is considered abduction.

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Section 362: Abstraction Whoever, by force or deception, induces a person to leave a place is considered to have abducted that person.

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