Provision

Whoever wrongfully confines any person for three days or more, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

This section prescribes penalty for wrongful confinement for three or more days. It says that whoever wrongfully confines any person for three days or more, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 2 years, or with fine, or with both. The offence under this section is quite serious is clear from the fact that even rigorous imprisonment up to 2 years could be awarded to the offender.



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