Provision

Whoever, being a public servant and having the custody of any State prisoner or prisoner of war, negligently suffers such prisoner to escape from any place of confinement in which such prisoner is confined, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

If a public servant negligently allows state prisoner or prisoner of war to escape shall be charged with fine as well as punished with imprisonment up to three years.



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