Provision

Whoever administers to or causes to be taken by any person any poison or any stupefying, intoxicating or unwholesome drug, or other thing with intent to cause hurt to such person, or with intent to commit or to facilitate the commission of an offence or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause hurt, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply Put

Administering etc. poison or stupefying, intoxicating or unwholesome drug etc. with the intention of causing hurt to any person etc. has been made punishable by this section. The section states that whoever either administers to any person, or causes to be taken by any person, either any poison or any stupefying, intoxicating or unwholesome drug or other thing with the intention of causing hurt to such person, or with the intention of either committing or facilitating the commission of an offence or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby be causing hurt shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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