Applicable codes to cases of sexual assault are as follows:
S354, Penal Code – Outrage of Modesty
Offence: Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby outrage the modesty of that person.
Punishment: Imprisonment up to 2 years, fine, caning, or any combination of such punishments.
S375, Penal Code – Rape
Offence: Any man who penetrates the vagina of a woman with his penis —
- without her consent; or
- with or without her consent, when she is under 14 years of age.
Punishment: Imprisonment up to 20 years, and fine or caning.
S376, Penal Code
Offence: Any man (A) who penetrates, with A’s penis, the anus or mouth of another person (B), without B’s consent.
Punishment: Imprisonment up to 20 years, fine or caning.
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