Whoever abets an assault by an officer, soldier, 1[sailor, or airman], in the Army, 2[navy or Air force] of the 3[Government of India], on any superior officer being in the execution of his office, shall, if such assault be committed in consequence of that abetment be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment—Imprisonment for 7 years and fine—Cognizable—Non-bailable—Triable by Magistrate of the first class—Non-compoundable.
1. Subs. by Act 10 of 1927, sec. 2 and Sch. I, for “or sailor”.
2. Subs. by Act 10 of 1927, sec. 2 and Sch. I, for “or Navy”.
3. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for “Queen”.
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