Section 57 BNS – Section 57 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 57 BNS or Section 57 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Abetting commission of offence by public or by more than ten persons.

Section 57 of BNS is part of CHAPTER IV OF ABETMENT, CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY AND ATTEMPT in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 57 BNS

Whoever abets the commission of an offence by the public generally or by any
number or class of persons exceeding ten, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years and with fine.

Illustration.

A affixes in a public place a placard instigating a sect consisting of more than ten
members to meet at a certain time and place, for the purpose of attacking the members of an adverse sect, while engaged in a procession. A has committed the offence defined in this section.




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