Provision

Whoever kidnaps any person from [India] or from lawful guardianship, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

This section lays down the punishment for the offences of kidnapping from India and kidnapping from lawful guardianship. It says that whoever kidnaps any person from India or from lawful guardianship, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 7 years, and shall also be liable to fine. The offences defined under sections 360 and 361 have both been made punishable under this section.



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