Section 232 BNS – Section 232 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 232 BNS or Section 232 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Threatening any person to give false evidence.

Section 232 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIV OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 232 BNS

(1) Whoever threatens another with any injury to his person, reputation or property or to the person or reputation of any one in whom that person is interested, with intent to cause that person to give false evidence shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

(2) If innocent person is convicted and sentenced in consequence of false evidence referred to in sub-section (1), with death or imprisonment for more than seven years, the person who threatens shall be punished with the same punishment and sentence in the same manner and to the same extent such innocent person is punished and sentenced.

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