Section 66 BNS – Section 66 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 66 BNS or Section 66 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Punishment for causing death or resulting in persistent vegetative state of victim.

Section 66 of BNS is part of CHAPTER V OF OFFENCES AGAINST WOMAN AND CHILD in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 66 BNS

Whoever, commits an offence punishable under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2)
of section 64 and in the course of such commission inflicts an injury which causes the death of the woman or causes the woman to be in a persistent vegetative state, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than twenty years, but which may extend to imprisonment for life, which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life, or with death.

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