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Which of the following becomes 1st State To Bring Law Against 'Sextortion'?

[A]. Andra Pradesh
[B]. Maharashtra
[C]. Jammu and Kashmir
[D]. Karnataka

Answer: Option C


Jammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to enact a law banning sexual exploitation of women "by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant", Under Section 354E of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC). Any person committing the offence of sextortion shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term not be less than three years, but may extend to five years and with fine. The offence is "non-bailable" and "not compoundable".

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