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1The Penal Code, 1860

( ACT NO. XLV Of 1860 )

Chapter XVI

OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE HUMAN BODY

Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labour

Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person
365. Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person with intent to cause that person to be secretly and wrongfully confined, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government”, “the Government” and “Taka” were substituted, for the words “Pakistan”, “Central or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government” or “the Provincial Government” or “Provincial Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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