SECTION 363 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for kidnapping

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 363

According to section 363 of Indian penal code, Whoever kidnaps any person from India or from lawful guardianship, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Offence : Kidnapping

Punishment : 7 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

FAQ's on IPC Section 363

What offence is defined under IPC 363?

IPC 363 Offence: Kidnapping.

What is the punishment for IPC 363 Case?

The punishment for IPC 363 is 7 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 363 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 363 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 363 offence?

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Is IPC 363 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 363 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 363 be tried?

IPC 363 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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