Section 262 BNS – Section 262 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 262 BNS or Section 262 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension.

Section 262 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIV OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 262 BNS

Whoever intentionally offers any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of himself for any offence with which he is charged or of which he has been convicted, or escapes or attempts to escape from any custody in which he is lawfully detained for any such offence, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Explanation.—The punishment in this section is in addition to the punishment for which the person to be apprehended or detained in custody was liable for the offence with which he was charged, or of which he was convicted.




Other Section of BNS

Need Help?

Get assistance from quaified lawyer

Call us
[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
5/5 – based on (6693066 votes)