SECTION 223 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Escape from confinement or custody negligently suffered by public servant


Description

Whoever, being a public servant legally bound as such public servant to keep in confinement any person charged with or convicted of any offence 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.

Offence : Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate






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