Provision

Whoever, being a clerk or servant, or being employed in the capacity of a clerk or servant, commits theft in respect of any property in the possession of his master or employer, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

This section punishes theft committed by a clerk or servant of property in possession of the master. It says that whoever either being a clerk or servant, or being employed in the capacity of a clerk or servant, commits theft of property in possession of his master or employer, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine. 



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