Forced Marriage

365B. Kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel for marriage etc.-

Whoever kidnaps or abducts any woman with intent that she may be compelled, or knowing it to be likely that she will be compelled, to marry any person against her will, or in order that she may be forced, or seduced to illicit intercourse, or knowing it to be likely that she will be forced or seduced to illicit intercourse, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, and shall also he liable to fine; and whoever by means of criminal intimidation as defined in this Code, or of abuse of authority or any other method of compulsion, induces any woman to go from any place with intent that she may be, or knowing that it is likely that she will be, forced or seduced to illicit intercourse with another person shall also be punishable as aforesaid.

[Inserted by Protection of Women (Criminal Laws Amendment) Act, 2006, S. 2.]

Source: Pakistan Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860) at pakistani.org

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