Provision

Whoever, being entrusted with any closed receptacle which contains or which he believes to contain property without having authority to open the same, dishonestly, or with intent to commit mischief, breaks open or unfastens that receptacle, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

Anyone who is given the responsibility to carry a receptacle which contains or which he believes to contain property and without having any authority to open the repository, dishonestly or with intent to commit mischief, breaks open or unfastens that receptacle then such an offender shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.



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