Provision

Whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt for the purpose of extorting from the sufferer or from any person interested in the sufferer any confession or any information which may lead to the detection of an offence or misconduct, or for the purpose of constraining the sufferer or any person interested in the sufferer to restore or to cause the restoration of any property or valuable security, or to satisfy any claim or demand or to give information which may lead to the restoration of any property or valuable security shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply Put

The section says that whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt for the purpose of extorting any confession or any information, either from the sufferer or from any person who is interested in the sufferer, which may lead to the detection of an offence or misconduct, or for the purpose of constraining the sufferer or any person who is interested in the sufferer to either restore or to cause the restoration of any property or valuable security, or to satisfy any claim or demand or to give information which may lead to the restoration of any property or valuable security, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 10 years and shall also be liable to fine.



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