1 THE PENAL CODE, 1860

(ACT NO. XLV OF 1860).
  [6th October, 1860]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER XVII
OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY
 
  Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion  
385. Whoever, in order to the committing of extortion, puts any person in fear, or attempts to put any person in fear, of any injury, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 2[ fourteen years and shall not be less than five years], or with fine, or with both.
 
 
 
1 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).

2 The words “fourteen years and shall not be less than five years” were substituted, for the words “two years” by section 3 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XV of 1991)

 
 

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