Childhood Physical / Sexual Abuse

I am 28 years old but when I am 10 years old I faced sexual abuse and now I want to lodge complaint

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Posted by: Hymavathi

Posted on: 2019-01-03

Dear Madam, There is no limitation for serious offences which are punishable above 3 years but you must lay out ground for delay. You can lodge a complaint. The limitation section is as following. Section 468 in The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973 468. Bar to taking cognizance after lapse of the period of limitation. (1) Except as otherwise provided elsewhere in this Code, no Court shall take cognizance of an offence of the category specified in sub- section (2), after the expiry of the period of limitation. (2) The period of limitation shall be- (a) six months, if the offence is punishable with fine only 1. Provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to certain economic offences, see the Economic Offences (Inapplicability of Limitation) Act, 1974 (12 of 1974 ), s. 2 end Sch. (b) one year, if the offence is punishable with imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year; (c) three years, if the offence is punishable with imprisonment for term exceeding one year but not exceeding three years. (3) 1 For the purposes of this section, the period of limitation in relation to offences which may be tried together, shall be determined with reference to the offence which is punishable with the more severe punishment or, as the case may be, the most severe punishment.] PLEASE GIVE ME RATING AS RANK 5

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