Provision

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, in attempting wrongfully to confine that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.


Simply put

This section penalises assault or use of criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person. It states that whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person in attempting to wrongfully confine that person, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 1 year, or with fine extending up to 1000 rupees, or with both. There must be an attempt to commit wrongful confinement of a person and in doing so the offender must either assault or use criminal force against the victim.



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