SECTION 493 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage


Description

Every man who by deceit causes any woman who is not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit or have sexual intercourse with him in that belief, 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 : A man by deceit causing a woman not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief


Punishment : 10 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class






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