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IPC Section 157: Harbouring Persons Hired For An Unlawful Assembly
Whoever harbours, receives or assembles, in any house or premises in his occupation or charge, or under his control any persons knowing that such persons have been hired, engaged or employed, or are about to be hired, engaged or employed, to join or become members of an unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.
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|Offence||Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly|
|Punishment||6 Months or Fine or Both|
|Triable By||Any Magistrate|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|