SECTION 371 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Habitual dealing in slaves

Last Updated: 01 Dec, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Table of Contents

  1. Description of IPC Section 371
  2. IPC 371 in Simple Words
  3. IPC Section 371 related FAQs

Description of IPC Section 371

According to section 371 of Indian penal code, Whoever habitually imports, exports, removes, buys, sells traffics or deals in slaves, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 371 in Simple Words

In the Indian Penal Code, anyone who regularly engages in importing, exporting, buying, selling, trafficking, or dealing in slaves can be punished with either life imprisonment or imprisonment for up to ten years, and fined.

Offence : Habitual dealing in slaves

Punishment : Life or 10 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

Comments by Users

No Comments! Be the first one to comment.

Legal Questions Answered by Top Lawyers on IPC 371

Related Topics

Find the best lawyer for IPC Section 371 charges

FAQ's on IPC Section 371

What offence is defined under IPC 371?

IPC 371 Offence: Habitual dealing in slaves.

What is the punishment for IPC 371 Case?

The punishment for IPC 371 is Life or 10 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 371 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 371 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 371 offence?

Use LawRato for filing/defending your case under IPC 371 with the help of best criminal lawyers near you.

Is IPC 371 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 371 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 371 be tried?

IPC 371 is tried in the court of Court of Session.

Popular IPC Sections