Section 241 BNS – Section 241 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 241 BNS or Section 241 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Destruction of document or electronic record to prevent its production as evidence.

Section 241 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIV OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 241 BNS

Whoever secretes or destroys any document or electronic record which he may be lawfully compelled to produce as evidence in a Court or in any proceeding lawfully held before a public servant, as such, or obliterates or renders illegible the whole or any part of such document or electronic record with the intention of preventing the same from being produced or used as evidence before such Court or public servant as aforesaid, or after he shall have been lawfully summoned or required to produce the same for that purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with both.




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