SECTION 129 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape


Whoever, being a public servant and having the custody of any State prisoner or prisoner of war, negligently suffers such prisoner to escape from any place of confinement in which such prisoner is confined, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Public servant negligently suffering prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape

Punishment : Simple Imprisonment 3 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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