Whoever by force compels, or by any deceitful means induces, any person to go from any place, is said to abduct that person.
Abduction distinguished from kidnapping
It is well known that the ingredients of the two offences—‘kidnapping’ and ‘abduction’—are entirely different. These are two distinct offences; Abhaya Jena v. State of Orissa, (1997) Crimes 531 (Ori).
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