Provision

Whoever intentionally offers any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of himself for any offence with which he is charged or of which he has been convicted, or escapes or attempts to escape from any custody in which he is lawfully detained for any such offence, 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

Intentional offer of resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of oneself has been made a punishable offence under this section. The section says that whoever intentionally offers either any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of himself for any offence with which either he is charged or for which he has been convicted, or either any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of himself for any offence with which either he is charged or for which he has been detained lawfully for any such offence, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 2 years, or with fine, or with both.



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