Criminal law,Kidnapping
What is the punishment for kidnapping for ransom?
By  Anonymous  |  24 Nov 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Deepika Gill
Advocate

According to Section 364-A of IPC Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person or keeps a person in detention of the such kidnapping or abduction and threatens to cause death or hurt to such person, or by his conduct gives rise to a reasonable apprehension that such person may be put death or hurt, or causes hurt or death to such person in order to compel the Government or [any foreign State or international inter-governmental organization or any other person] to do or abstain from doing any act or to pay a ransom, shall be punishable with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine.

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