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



IPC Section-376D

Description of IPC Section 376D

According to section 376D of Indian penal code, 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?

IPC 376D Offence: 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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