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Indian Penal Code,1860
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Section 506- Punishment for criminal intimidation

Whoever commits, the offence of criminal intimidation shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both;

If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.: -And if the threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, or to cause the destruction of any property by fire, or to cause an offence punishable with death or *[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or to impute, unchastity to a woman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

STATE AMENDMENT

State of Uttar Pradesh

Imprisonment of 7 years, or fine or both-Cognizable-Non-bailable-Triable by Magistrate of the first class-Non-compoundable.

Vide Notification No.777/VIII 9-4(2)-87, dated 31st July, 1989, Published in U.P. Gazette, Extra., Pt. A, sec. (kha), dated 2nd August, 1989.

1. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, sec.117 and sch., for "transportation for life" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).

     
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