Section 74 BNS – Section 74 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 74 BNS or Section 74 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty.

Section 74 of BNS is part of CHAPTER V OF OFFENCES AGAINST WOMAN AND CHILD in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 74 BNS

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any woman, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby outrage her modesty, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than one year but which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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