Disrobing Woman

Section 354B

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Any of the following acts done by a man will be considered as ‘disrobing a woman’ and constitute a criminal offence:

  1. Using physical force to make a woman remove any piece of clothing
  2. Threatening a woman such that she is forced to remove any piece of clothing
  3. Assisting someone else to do any of the above

The punishment for disrobing a woman is a minimum of 3 years to a maximum of 7 years of imprisonment and fine.

Nature of offence:

Cognizable Non-bailable


Please see "What You Should Know About Sexual Harassment" and Police Complaint.


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