Section 60 BNS – Section 60 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 60 BNS or Section 60 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Concealing design to commit offence punishable with imprisonment.

Section 60 of BNS is part of CHAPTER IV OF ABETMENT, CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY AND ATTEMPT in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 60 BNS

Whoever, intending to facilitate or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby
facilitate the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment, voluntarily conceals, by any act or illegal omission, the existence of a design to commit such offence, or makes any representation which he knows to be false respecting such design shall,––
(a) if the offence be committed, be punished with imprisonment of the description
provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-fourth; and
(b) if the offence be not committed, to one-eighth, of the longest term of such imprisonment, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

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