Vitriolage is punishable under which section:
Sec. 320 IPC
Sec. 326 IPC
Sec. 326-A IPC
Sec. 304-A IPC
Ans. Sec. 326-A IPC
- The Section 326 A in the Indian Penal Code lays down the punishment for acid throwing.
- The minimum punishment is 10 years’ imprisonment. It can extend up to life imprisonment with fine.
- A separate law to punish offenders in such cases was passed along with amendment of law on sexual offences.