Section 131 Indian Penal Code
Section 131 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty. It is under CHAPTER VII (OF OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVYAND AIR FORCE) of the Code.
Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty
3Whoever abets the committing of mutiny by an officer, soldier, 4[sailor or airman], in the Army, 5[Navy or Air Force] of the 1[Government of India] or attempts to seduce any such officer, soldier, 4[sailor or airman] from his allegiance or his duty, shall be punished with 2 [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
6[Explanation.In this section the words “officer”, 7[“soldier”, 8[“sailor”] and “airman”] include any any person subject to the 9[Army Act, 10[the Army Act, 1950 (46 of 1950)],1 [the Naval Discipline Act, 12 ***the 12 ***the 13 Indian Navy (Discipline) Act,1934 (34 of 1934)] 14 [the Air Force Act or 15 [the Air Force Act, 1950 (45 of 1950)]], as the case may be].]