Section 258 BNS – Section 258 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 258 BNS or Section 258 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Commitment for trial or confinement by person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law.

Section 258 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIV OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 258 BNS

Whoever, being in any office which gives him legal authority to commit persons for trial or to confinement, or to keep persons in confinement, corruptly or maliciously commits any person for trial or to confinement, or keeps any person in confinement, in the exercise of that authority knowing that in so doing he is acting contrary to law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.




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