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NCIB Says Men Could Be Jailed For Staring At Women for 14 Seconds And Twitter Has Thoughts

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Edited By: Akanksha Arora

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Last Updated: November 30, 2022, 17:48 IST

New Delhi, India

NCIB Says Men Could Be Jailed For Staring At Women. (Image: Canva)

NCIB Says Men Could Be Jailed For Staring At Women. (Image: Canva)

Taking to Twitter, the National Crime Investigation Bureau (NCIB) informed that staring at any girl or woman for longer than 14 seconds can result in imprisonment.

There are many ways through which a woman is harassed in the public. One of them is staring. Not anymore! Taking to Twitter, the National Crime Investigation Bureau (NCIB) informed that staring at any girl or woman for longer than 14 seconds can result in the imprisonment of the accused. “Seeing any girl / woman for more than 14 seconds can lead to jail. Because knowingly or unknowingly or jokingly staring at a familiar or unfamiliar girl / woman for more than 14 seconds is a serious crime under section 294 and 509 of the IPC. Such cases come under molestation," read the tweet.

The bureau further said that those proven guilty of doing such acts can be imprisoned for a minimum of 3 months and it can even extend to a year. The accused could also be fined.

As always, the netizens had a lot to say about it. “It’s the most obnoxious law to have ever existed. The laws are biased and predatory. Instead of promoting equality, these laws victimize men. Repeal of such unscientific laws is the need of the hour. Indian Judiciary demands urgent reforms," wrote a Twitter user.

Some people also shared memes on the same. Have a look:

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first published:November 30, 2022, 17:46 IST
last updated:November 30, 2022, 17:48 IST
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