Section 161 BNS – Section 161 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 161 BNS or Section 161 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Abetment of assault by soldier, sailor or airman on his superior officer, when in execution of his office.

Section 161 of BNS is part of CHAPTER VIII OF OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 161 BNS

Whoever abets an assault by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman, in the Army, Navy or Air Force of the Government of India, on any superior officer being in the execution of his office, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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