- October 29, 2021
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPN Topics
Subject – Governance
Context – Man gets 20 years RI for sexual assault on minor
- The term, “rigorous imprisonment”, is found in Section 53 of the Indian Penal Code which categorizes the nature of punishment for convicts.
- The provision defines rigorous imprisonment as “imprisonment with hard labour”.
- RI sentence is pronounced based on the gravity of offence of the accused criminal.