SECTION 370A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Exploitation of a trafficked person[1]



Description of IPC Section 370A

  1. Whoever, knowingly or having reason to believe that a minor has been trafficked, engages such minor for sexual exploitation in any manner, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than five years, but which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
  2. Whoever, knowingly by or having reason to believe that a person has been trafficked, engages such person for sexual exploitation in any manner, shall be punished With rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three years, but which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Exploitation of a trafficked child


Punishment : 5 to 7 years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-bailable


Triable : Court of Session



Offence : Exploitation of a trafficked person


Punishment : 3 to 5 years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 370A


What offence is defined under IPC 370A?

IPC 370A Offence: Exploitation of a trafficked child.


What is the punishment for IPC 370A Case?

The punishment for IPC 370A is 5 to 7 years + Fine.


Is IPC 370A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 370A is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 370A offence?

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Is IPC 370A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 370A is a Non-bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 370A be tried?

IPC 370A is tried in the court of Court of Session.



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