Section 152 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 152 Indian Penal Code

Section 152 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc. It is under CHAPTER VIII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY) of the Code.

Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.

Whoever assaults or threatens to assault, or obstructs or attempts to obstruct, any public servant in the discharge of his duty as such public servant, in endeavouring to disperse an unlawful assembly, or to suppress a riot or affray, or uses, or threatens, or attempts to use criminal force to such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

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