Nov 20, 2015

DID YOU KNOW:PENALTY FOR RAPE




A person commits rape when he or she intentionally penetrates the vagina, anus, mouth or any other opening of another’s person’s body without the person’s consent. Also if the consent was obtained by force, intimidation or threats or fear of any kind or by misrepresentation of the act

Such offender may be found liable to imprisonment for life, however when the victim is below 14 years, the offender shall be liable to a minimum of 14 years in prison, in other cases to a minimum of 12 years in prison without an option of fine. In the case of rape by a group of persons, such group shall be liable to imprisonment for a minimum of 20 years collectively.
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