Provision

Whoever does, with any poisonous substance, any act in a manner so rash or negligent as to endanger human life, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any person, or knowingly or negligently omits to take such order with any poisonous substance in his possession as is sufficient to guard against probable danger to human life from such poisonous substance, 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

This section punishes rash or negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substances. It says that whoever does any act with any poisonous substance in such a rash or negligent manner as to place human life to danger, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any person, or omits to take such order with any poisonous substance in his possession with knowledge or with negligence as is sufficient to guard against any danger which is probable to human life from such poisonous substance, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment extending up to six months, or with fine extending up to one thousand rupees, or with both.



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