Provision

Whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt for the purpose of extorting from the sufferer or from any person interested in the sufferer any property or valuable security, or of constraining the sufferer or any person interested in such sufferer to do anything that is illegal or which may facilitate the commission of an offence, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], or imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act has been made a punishable offence under this section. It says that whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt for the purpose of extorting any property or valuable security either from the sufferer or from any person interested in the sufferer, or of constraining the sufferer or any person interested in such sufferer to do anything that is illegal or which may facilitate the commission of an offence, shall be punished with imprisonment for life or simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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