SECTION 376A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for causing death or resulting in persistent vegetative state of victim [1]


Description

Whoever, commits an offence punishable under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) of section 376 and in the course of such commission inflicts an injury which causes the death of the woman or causes the woman to be in a persistent vegetative state, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than twenty years, but which may extend to imprisonment for life, which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person?s natural life, or with death.

1 Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

Offence : Person committing an offence of rape and inflicting injury which causes death or causes the woman to be in a persistent vegetative state


Punishment : Rigorous Imprisonment for 20 years to Imprisonment for Natural-Life or Death


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 376A


What offence is defined under IPC 376A?

Person committing an offence of rape and inflicting injury which causes death or causes the woman to be in a persistent vegetative state.


What is the punishment for IPC 376A Case?

The punishment for IPC 376A is Rigorous Imprisonment for 20 years to Imprisonment for Natural-Life or Death.


Is IPC 376A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 376A is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 376A offence?

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Is IPC 376A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 376A is a Non-bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 376A be tried?

IPC 376A is tried in the court of Court of Session.



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