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Section 387 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 387 Indian Penal Code

Section 387 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion. It is under ‘Of Extortion’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the 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.

See also  Section 304B Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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