Provision

Whoever commits mischief by doing any act which renders or which he knows to be likely to render any public road, bridge, navigable river or navigable channel, natural or artificial, impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

The section is attracted where mischief is committed by doing such an act which renders or which the offender knows to be likely to render any public road, bridge, navigable river, or natural or artificial navigable channel, impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property and such an offender is liable for punishment with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to five years, or with fine, or with both.



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