Section 298 BNS – Section 298 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 298 BNS or Section 298 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult religion of any class.

Section 298 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XVI OF OFFENCES RELATING TO RELIGION in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 298 BNS

Whoever destroys, damages or defiles any place of worship, or any object held sacred by any class of persons with the intention of thereby insulting the religion of any class of persons or with the knowledge that any class of persons is likely to consider such destruction, damage or defilement as an insult to their religion, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.




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