Do you know what to do if someone slaps you or use harms you in public using criminal force? Today in this post I will tell you what you can do if someone slaps you.
It doesn’t matter if the person is male or female you can file a complaint against them in the police station. According to Section 323 IPC, the person who slaps you can be jailed for 1 year. And for using criminal force and dishonoring you in the public the person could be jailed for 2 years according to Section 355 IPC.
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What is Section 323 IPC?
Section 323 IPC states
Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt
Punishment in Section 323 IPC
1 Year or Fine or Both
Section 323 IPC is Bailable.
What is Section 355 IPC?
Section 355 IPC states
Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonor person, otherwise than on grave provocation
Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, intending thereby to dishonor 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.
Punishment in Section 355 IPC :
2 Years or Fine or Both
Section 355 IPC is Bailable
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