Introduction:

Here we are going to explain what is punishable offence in this section and how much has imprisonment or fine under section 373 (IPC).

Description:

Buying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc. : In this section states that Whoever buys, hires or otherwise obtains possession of any person under the age of eighteen years with intent that such person shall at any age be employed or used for the purpose of prostitution or illicit intercourse with any person or for any unlawful and immoral purpose, or knowing it to be likely that such person will at any age be employed or used for any such purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE Punishment:

Offence - : Buying or obtaining possession of a minor for the same purposes

Punishment - : 10 Year + Fine

This is a Non-Bailable, Cognizable offence and Triable by Court of Session

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