Section 239 BNS – Section 239 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 239 BNS or Section 239 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Intentional omission to give information of offence by person bound to inform.

Section 239 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIV OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 239 BNS

Whoever, knowing or having reason to believe that an offence has been committed, intentionally omits to give any information respecting that offence which he is legally bound to give, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with both.

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