Section 191 BNS – Section 191 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 191 BNS or Section 191 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Rioting.

Section 191 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XI OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 191 BNS

(1) Whenever force or violence is used by an unlawful assembly, or by any member thereof, in prosecution of the common object of such assembly, every member of such assembly is guilty of the offence of rioting.

(2) Whoever is guilty of rioting, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

(3) Whoever is guilty of rioting, being armed with a deadly weapon or with anything which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.




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