Whoever abets an assault by an office, 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 be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment—Imprisonment for 3 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”.