How much punishment will the CISF woman jawan get for slapping MP Kangana? Know what the law says

Ananya Shroff
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New Delhi: Bollywood actress and BJP leader Kangana Ranaut has defeated Congress candidate Vikramaditya Singh from Mandi Lok Sabha seat in Himachal. Kangana has won this election by a margin of 74 thousand 755 votes. But the joy of Kangana's victory faded when a CISF female constable slapped her. MP Kangana Ranaut was slapped by a CISF female constable at Chandigarh airport. The name of the guard who slapped Kangana is Kulwinder Kaur. Kangana was coming to Delhi by Vistara Airlines flight to attend the BJP meeting. When she was going for boarding, Kulwinder Kaur posted on duty there slapped her. The accused female constable says that she was very angry with Kangana Ranaut's statement on the farmers' movement. On the other hand, Kangana has posted on social media that the woman has abused her along with slapping her. The woman constable has been suspended and an FIR has been registered against her. This matter is now gaining momentum. Some farmer leaders have started politics on this matter. Here it is very important to know what is the punishment when someone slaps or misbehaves with an MP.

What does the law say?

In India, slapping is a crime for which there is a provision of punishment. In such cases, the police register a case under Section 323 of the IPC. Under Section 323 of the IPC, if someone hurts or harms someone on his own will, he can be jailed for 1 year. Apart from this, there can be a fine of Rs 1,000 or both. If it is proved that someone behaved badly at the time of the incident and then committed this incident, then the court can also change the punishment.

Punishment clauses will be decided in the investigation report

If a person uses criminal force or symbolic attack to scare another person and no harm is caused to him but the victim is scared, then the accused will be held guilty under section 358. Section 352 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) says, if a person attacks or uses criminal force on the victim without any provocation, then in such cases, three months imprisonment and a fine of up to Rs 500 has to be given or both imprisonment and fine can be imposed. However, after the investigation report comes, it is decided which sections are to be imposed. However, service related action can also be taken against the CISF woman jawan who slapped Kangana.

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