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The Public Prosecution Office clarifies the penalties for crimes against freedom
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The State Public Prosecution, through a tweet published today on its social media accounts, clarified the penalties for crimes of assault on freedom.

The State Public Prosecution, through a tweet published today on its social media accounts, clarified the penalties for crimes of assault on freedom.
The Public Prosecution indicated that according to Article 395 of Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021 promulgating the Crimes and Penalties Law, which stipulates that whoever kidnaps, arrests, detains, or deprives a person of his freedom in any way illegally, whether by himself or by any means, is punishable by temporary imprisonment. Through another person, the penalty shall be life imprisonment in the following cases:

1. If the act occurred by impersonating a public capacity, claiming to perform or assigning a public service, or communicating in a false capacity.

2. If the act was committed by deception or accompanied by the use of force or the threat of death, serious harm, or acts of physical or psychological torture.
3. If the act is committed by two or more persons or by a person carrying a weapon.
4. If the period of kidnapping, arrest, detention or deprivation of liberty exceeds one month.
5. If the victim is female, juvenile, insane, imbecile, or a person with a disability.
6. If the purpose of the act is gain, revenge, rape of the victim, assaulting his honor, inflicting harm on him, or compelling him to commit a crime.
7. If the act is committed against a public servant while he is performing his job or because of that.

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