Provision

Whoever wrongfully confines any person for the purpose of extorting from the person confined or any person interested in the person confined any confession or any information which may lead to the detection of an offence or misconduct, or for the purpose of constraining the person confined or any person interested in the person confined 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 three years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

The section requires the proof that a person has been wrongfully confined and the purpose of this must be to extort from him or anyone interested in him any confession or information which may lead to the detection of an offence or misconduct, or to constrain the person confined or anyone interested in him to restore or 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. Punishment will be imprisonment which can extend to a period of 3 years and also be liable for fine.



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