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Jammu and Kashmir has become the first State in India to bring in a law banning “sextortion”, i.e. sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority or those in a fiduciary relationship or by a public servant. The State Administrative Council (SAC) led by Governor Satya Pal Malik has recently approved two bills ..
Topics: Crime • Criminal codes • Criminal Law (Amendment) Act • Extortion • Human behavior • Humans • In India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu and Kashmir Legislature • Penal Code • Ranbir Penal Code • Sextortion
Section 377 Section 377 of the Indian penal code defines unnatural offences. The section reads as follows: “Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished”. This section is there in IPC since it was introduced by Lord Macaulay in 1860. One of the grounds of introduction ..
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Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is related to the attempt to commit suicide. It reads- Whoever attempts to commit suicide and does any act towards the commission of such offence, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year 1[ or with fine, or with both.] ..
Topics: Code of Criminal Procedure • Indian criminal law • Indian Penal Code • Law by country • Law in India • Penal Code • Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code • Statutory law • Suicide • Suicide attempt • Suicide in India • Suicide in Singapore