Section 218 BNS – Section 218 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 218 BNS or Section 218 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Resistance to taking of property by lawful authority of a public servant.

Section 218 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIII OF CONTEMPTS OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 218 BNS

Whoever offers any resistance to the taking of any property by the lawful authority of any public servant, knowing or having reason to believe that he is such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees, or with both.

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