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IPC Section 224: Resistance Or Obstruction By A Person To His Lawful Apprehension
Whoever intentionally offers any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of himself for any offence with which he is charged or of which he has been convicted, or escapes or attempts to escape from any custody in which he is lawfully detained for any such offence, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.
Explanation:-The punishment in this section is in addition to the punishment for which the person to be apprehended or detained in custody was liable for the offence with which he was charged, or of which he was convicted.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension|
2 Years or Fine or Both
|Triable By||Any Magistrate|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|