SECTION 372 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Selling minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.


Description

Whoever sells, lets to hire, or otherwise disposes of any person under the age of eighteen years with intent that such person shall at any age be employed or used for the purpose of prostitution or illicit intercourse with any person or for any unlawful and immoral purpose, or knowing it to be likely that such person will at any age be employed or used for any such purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Selling or letting to hire a minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.


Punishment : 10 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 372


What offence is defined under IPC 372?

IPC 372 Offence: Selling or letting to hire a minor for purposes of prostitution, etc..


What is the punishment for IPC 372 Case?

The punishment for IPC 372 is 10 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 372 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 372 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 372 offence?

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Is IPC 372 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 372 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 372 be tried?

IPC 372 is tried in the court of Court of Session.



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