Provision

If any person under eighteen years of age, any insane person, any delirious person, any idiot, or any person in a state of intoxication commits suicide, whoever abets the commission of such suicide, shall be punished with death or [imprisonment for life], or imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

The abetment of suicide of a child or an insane person etc. where the abetted person commits suicide has been made an offence under this section. Sections 305 and 306 should be read together. The section says that whoever abets the commission of suicide by any person who is either less than eighteen years of age, or insane, or delirious, or idiot, or in a state of intoxication, and the abetted person commits suicide, shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for a term extending up to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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