What is the punishment for cyberbullying in India?

One of my aquaintance has been involved in cyber bullying.He is a common friend of mine and I want to help him by telling him the consequences of doing such an act.Please let me know the Punishment for this in Indian Laws.
Posted 11 months ago  |    0  | 
Criminal Defense,Cyber Crime
Criminal Defense Cyber Crime

2 Answer(s)

Deepika Gill
Advocate

This offence is punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three years or with fine not exceeding two lakh rupees, or with both.

Harshit Bhurani
Advocate

Section 66A in the amended IT Act deals with these crimes. Sending any message (through a computer or a communication device) that is grossly offensive or has menacing character; any communication which he knows to be false, but for the purpose of causing insult, annoyance, criminal intimidation comes under this section. This crime, is punishable up to three years with a fine.

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