SECTION 364A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Kidnapping for ransom, etc.

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 364A

According to section 364A of Indian penal code, Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person or keeps a person in detention after such kidnapping or abduction, and threatens to cause death or hurt to such person, or by his conduct gives rise to a reasonable apprehension that such person may be put to death or hurt, or causes hurt or death to such person in order to compel the Government or any foreign State or international inter-governmental organisation or any other person to do or abstain from doing any act or to pay a ransom, shall be punishable with death or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Kidnapping for ransom, etc.

Punishment : Death or Life + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

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What offence is defined under IPC 364A?

IPC 364A Offence: Kidnapping for ransom, etc..

What is the punishment for IPC 364A Case?

The punishment for IPC 364A is Death or Life + Fine.

Is IPC 364A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 364A is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 364A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 364A is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 364A be tried?

IPC 364A is tried in the court of Court of Session.

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