Section 129 Indian Penal Code
Section 129 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape. It is under CHAPTER VI (OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE) of the Code.
Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape
Whoever, being a public servant and having the custody of any State prisoner or prisoner of war, negligently suffers such prisoner to escape from any place of confinement in which such prisoner is confined, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.