Punishment for Abandoning and Neglecting Senior Citizen

Last updated on Apr 8, 2022

If you leave a senior citizen at some place with the intention of abandoning them and not taking care of them, you can be punished with jail time of up to three months and/or a fine of up to Rupees five thousand. The police can make an arrest without the permission of a court. However, this is a bailable crime. If you are able to pay the bail bond, you will be released.

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