SECTION 373 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Buying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.



Description of IPC Section 373

Whoever buys, hires or otherwise obtains possession 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 : Buying or obtaining possession of a minor for the same purposes


Punishment : 10 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 373


What offence is defined under IPC 373?

IPC 373 Offence: Buying or obtaining possession of a minor for the same purposes.


What is the punishment for IPC 373 Case?

The punishment for IPC 373 is 10 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 373 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 373 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 373 offence?

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Is IPC 373 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 373 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 373 be tried?

IPC 373 is tried in the court of Court of Session.



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