Punishment for second and subsequent offences.278A.
If any person
convicted of an offence under section 276B
or sub-section (1) of section 276C
or section 276CC
or section 276DD
or section 276E
or section 277
or section 278
is again convicted of an offence under any of the aforesaid provisions, he shall be punishable for the second and for every subsequent offence with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to seven years and with fine.