What is Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion? What is Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt to? What is Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion?, What is Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, etc?, What is Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion? Section 385, 386, 387, 388 and 389 of Indian Penal Code 1860.

Extortion in different modes and punishment for extortion under Indian Penal Code are defined under Section 385, 386, 387, 388 and 384 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:

 
 

Section 385 of Indian Penal Code. "Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion"

Whoever, in order to the committing of extortion, puts any person in fear, or attempts to put any person in fear, of any injury, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both

Section 386 of Indian Penal Code. "Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt to"

Whoever commits extortion by putting any person in fear of death or of grievous hurt to that person or to any other, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

 

Section 387 of Indian Penal Code "Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion"
Whoever, in order to the committing of extortion, puts or attempts to put any person in fear of death or of grievous hurt to that person or to any other, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 388 of Indian Penal Code "Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, etc"

Whoever commits extortion by putting any person in fear of an accusation against that person or any other, of having committed or attempted to commit any offence punishable with death, or with [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years or of having attempted to induce any other person to commit such offence, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine; and, if the offence be one punishable under section 377 of this Code, may be punished with [imprisonment for life].

Section 389 of Indian Penal Code "Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion"

Whoever, in order to the committing of extortion, puts or attempts to put any person in fear of an accusation, against that person or any other, of having committed, or attempted to commit an offence punishable with death or with imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine; and, if the offence be punishable under section 377 of this Code, may be punished with [imprisonment for life].

OFFENCES OF EXTORTION

Section 383 and 384 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is extortion? What is the punishment for extortion?

Section 385, 386, 387, 388 and 389 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion? What is Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt to? What is Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion?, What is Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, etc?, What is Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion?

 

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