SECTION 216A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Penalty for harbouring robbers or dacoits


Whoever, knowing or having reason to believe that any persons are about to commit or have recently committed robbery or dacoity, harbours them or any of them, with the intention of facilitating the commission of such robbery or dacoity or of screening them or any of them from punishment, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Harbouring robbers or dacoits

Punishment : Rigorous Imprisonment for 7 Years and Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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