357. Assault or criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person.
Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, in attempting wrongfully to confine that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment—Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both— Cognizable—Bailable—Triable by any Magistrate—Compoundable by the person assaulted or to whom the force was used with the permission of the court.
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