Whoever takes or entices away any woman who is and whom he knows or has reason to believe to be the wife of any other man, with intent that she may have illicit intercourse with any person, or conceals or detains with that intent any such woman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both

Bullet Points on Section 84 BNS:

  • Enticement or Detention of Married Woman: Taking, enticing, or detaining a woman who is known to be married with the intention of facilitating illicit relations is a punishable offense.
  • Penalties: Those found guilty can face imprisonment for up to two years, a fine, or both, as determined by the court.
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