SECTION 376D IPC - Indian Penal Code - Gang Rape [1]


Description

Where a woman is raped by one or more persons constituting a group or acting in furtherance of a common intention, each of those persons shall be deemed to have committed the offence of rape and shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than twenty years, but which may extend to life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person?s natural life, and with fine;

Provided that such fine shall be just and reasonable to meet the medical expenses and rehabilitation of the victim;

Provided further that any fine imposed under this section shall be paid to the victim.

1 Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

Offence : Gang rape


Punishment : Rigorous Imprisonment for 20 years to Imprisonment for Natural-Life + Fine paid to the victim


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 376D


What offence is defined under IPC 376D?

Gang rape.


What is the punishment for IPC 376D Case?

The punishment for IPC 376D is Rigorous Imprisonment for 20 years to Imprisonment for Natural-Life + Fine paid to the victim.


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

IPC 376D is a Cognizable.


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

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Is IPC 376D bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 376D is a Non-bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 376D be tried?

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



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