What are the punishments for terrorist activities?

Last updated on Jun 16, 2022

Crime Punishment
Terrorist Activities If it results in death – Punishable with life imprisonment or death, along with a fineIn any other case – Punishable with jail time between five years and life imprisonment, along with a fine1
Raising funds for terrorist acts Jail time between five years and life imprisonment, along with a fine2
Organising Terrorist Camps Jail time between five years and life imprisonment, along with a fine3
Conspiracy Jail time between five years and life imprisonment, along with a fine4
Recruiting any Person(s) for Terrorist Activities Jail time between five years and life imprisonment, along with a fine5
Harbouring a Terrorist Jail time between three years and life imprisonment, along with a fine6
Associating with or Supporting a Terrorist Organization  Jail time up to ten years and/or a fine7
Raising funds for a Terrorist Organization Jail time up to fourteen years and/or a fine8
Being a Member of a Terrorist Gang or Organization Jail time up to life imprisonment and a fine9
Holding Proceeds of Terrorism Jail time up to life imprisonment and a fine10
Threatening Witnesses  Jail time between three years and life imprisonment, along with a fine11
  1. Section 16, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  2. Section 17, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  3. Section 18A Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  4. Section 18, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  5. Section 18B, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  6. Section 19, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  7. Sections 38 and 39, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  8. Section 40, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  9. Section 20, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  10. Section 21, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]
  11. Section 22, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[]

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