Section 6 POCSO Act, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault.
Punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault. – (1) Whoever commits aggravated penetrative sexual assault shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than twenty years, but which may extend to imprisonment for life, which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of natural life of that person, and shall also be liable to fine, or with death.
(2) The fine imposed under sub-section (1) shall be just and reasonable and paid to the victim to meet the medical expenses and rehabilitation of such victim.]
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