Provision

Whoever, being legally bound to state the truth on any subject to any public servant, refuses to answer any question demanded of him.


Simply put

Whosoever is legally bound to state the truth on any subject if refuses to answer any question asked of him regarding the subject by public servant who has an authority to exercise his legal power then such an offender shall be imprisoned for a term that may extend up to six months or with fine that may extend up to one thousand rupees or both.



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