Section 364A of IPC

Section 364A of IPC 1860: Kidnapping for ransom, etc.

Section 364A of IPC  1860

Kidnapping for ransom, etc.-Indian Penal Code

Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person or keeps a person in detention after such kidnapping or abduction, and threatens to cause death or hurt to such person, or by his conduct gives rise to a reasonable apprehension that such person may be put to death or hurt, or causes hurt or death to such person in order to compel the Government or any foreign State or international inter-governmental organisation or any other person to do or abstain from doing any act or to pay a ransom, shall be punishable with death or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine.

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