What is the meaning of Section 376E of IPC?
It was the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape case which had introduced the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 the definition of rape was widened to include oral and digital penetration and thenï¿½ Section 376E was then added to give death penalty to anyone convicted who is said to have conducted the offense on repeat under Section 376, 376A and 376D. It was the Section 376A which caused the death penalty to the victim while Section 376 D was to charge the convicted person with gang rape. Latter carries a death sentence of 20 years to life.
Published: June 5, 2019 | Modified:June 5, 2019