Section 332 Indian Penal Code
Section 301 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty. It is under CHAPTER XVI (OF OFFENCESAFFECTINGTHE HUMAN BODY) of the Code.
Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty
Whoever voluntarily causes hurt to any person being a public servant in the discharge of his duty as such public servant, or with intent to prevent or deter that person or any other public servant from discharging his duty as such public servant or in consequence of anything done or attempted to be done by that person in the lawful discharge of his duty as 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.
Amendment of section 332 of 45 of 1860.–In section 332 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, in its application to the State of Maharashtra (hereinafter, in this Chapter, referred to as “the said Code”), for the words “three years” the words “five years” shall be substituted.
[Vide Maharashtra Act 50 of 2018, sec. 2]