Provision

Whoever threatens another with any injury to his person, reputation or property or to the person or reputation of any one in whom that person is interested, with intent to cause that person to give false evidence shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both; and if innocent person is convicted and sentenced in consequence of such false evidence, with death or imprisonment for more than seven years, the person who threatens shall be punished with the same punishment and sentence in the same manner and to the same extent such innocent person is punished and sentenced.


Simply Put

First part of this section means if a person threatens another with injury to his person, reputation or property or anoter's person body, reputation or property whom he's concerned about, with malice intent to provide himself with false evidences he shall be punished with imprisonment that can extend up to 7 years, or fine, or both. Second part of this section means if any innocent person is sentenced and imprisoned (death or 7 years) because of such false evidences then the person who does so will be punished as the same that innocent was punished and sentenced.



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