Provision

Whoever holds out any threat of injury to any public servant, or to any person in whom he believes that public servant to be interested, for the purpose of inducing that public servant to do any act, or to forbear or delay to do any act, connected with the exercise of the public functions of such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.


Simply Put

Anyone who threatens to injure public servant or any other person in whom he believes that public servant to be interested for the purpose of inducing that public servant to do any act, or to forbear or delay to do any act, related with the exercise of the public functions of such public servant then such an offender shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.



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