What is Assault or Criminal Force? What is the punishment? Section 353, 354, 355, 356, 357 and 358 of Indian Penal Code 1860

 

Assault or Criminal Force and Punishment under Indian Penal Code is defined under Section 353, 354, 355, 356, 357 and 359 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:

Section 353 of Indian Penal Code. "Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty"

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person being a public servant in the execution of his duty as such public servant, or with intent to prevent or deter that person from discharging his duty as such public servant, or in consequence of anything done or attempted to be done by such person in the lawful discharge of his duty as such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Section 354 of Indian Penal Code. "Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty"

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any woman, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby outrage her modesty, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Section 355 of Indian Penal Code. "Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation"

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, intending thereby to dishonour that person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation given by that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both

Section 356 of Indian Penal Code. "Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person"

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, in attempting to commit theft on any property which that person is then wearing or carrying, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Section 357 of Indian Penal Code. "Assault or criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person"

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

Section 358 of Indian Penal Code. "Assault or criminal force on grave provocation"

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person on grave and sudden provocation given by that person, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees, or with both.

Explanation- The last section is subject to the same Explanation as section 352

Section 339, 341 of Indian Penal Code - What is wrongful restraint? What is punishment for wrongful restraint?

Section 340, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347 and 348 of Indian Penal Code - What is wrongful confinement? What is the punishment?

Section 351 of Indian Penal Code - What is Assault?

Section 352 of Indian Penal Code - What is punishment for Assault?

Section 353, 354, 355, 356, 357 and 358 of Indian Penal Code - What is Assault or Criminal force and its punishment?

Section 359, 363 and 363A of Indian Penal Code - What is Kidnapping? What is the punishment for kidnapping?

Section 360, 361 and 362 of Indian Penal Code - What is Kidnapping from India?, What is Kidnapping from lawful guardianship? What is Abduction?

Section 364, 364A and 365 of Indian Penal Code - What is Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder? What is kidnapping for ransom etc? What is kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person?

Section 366, 366A and 366B of Indian Penal Code - What is kidnapping or inducing woman to compel marriage etc? What is Procuration of Minor Girl? What is importation of minor girl from foreign country? What is punishment?

Section 367, 368, 369, 370 and 371 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc? What is Wrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement, kidnapped or abducted person? What is Kidnapping or abducting child under ten years with intent to steal from its person? Buying or disposing of any person as a slave, Habitual dealing in slaves. What is punishment?

Section 372 and 373 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is selling minor for the purpose of prostitution etc? What is buying minor for the purpose of prostitution? What is the punishment?

 

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