Provision

Whoever offers any resistance to the taking of any property by the lawful authority of any public servant, knowing or having reason to believe that he is such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.


Simply put

Anyone who resists the public servant while his property is taken knowing and having reason to believe that such a person is public servant then the offender shall be imprisoned for a term that may extend to six months or with fine that may extend to one thousand rupees or both.



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