Article 163 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. The individual who imprisons or detains another, depriving him of his freedom, will be punished with a prison sentence of four to six years.

2. If the guilty party releases the prisoner or detainee within the first three days of his detention, without having achieved the objective he had set out to do, the lower degree of punishment will be imposed.

3. A prison sentence of five to eight years will be imposed if the confinement or detention has lasted more than fifteen days.

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4. The individual who, outside the cases permitted by law, apprehends a person to present him immediately to the authority, will be punished with a fine of three to six months.

art 163 cp

Article 163 of Penal Code Spanish refers to the prison sentences that will be imposed on the person who commits a crime of illegal arrest.