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IPC Section 223: Escape From Confinement Or Custody Negligently Suffered By Public Servant
Whoever, being a public servant legally bound as such public servant to keep in confinement any person charged with or convicted of any offence 1 or lawfully committed to custody, negligently suffers such person to escape from confinement, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.
- Ins. by Act 27 of 1870, s. 8.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant|
|Punishment||Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both|
|Triable By||Any Magistrate|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|