Provision

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, in attempting to commit theft on any property which that person is then wearing or carrying 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

This section punishes assault or use of criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property wore or carried by a person. The section says that whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, in his attempt to commit theft of any such property which that person is then wearing or carrying, 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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