Whoever gives or fabricates false evidence intending thereby to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause, any person to be convicted of an offence which [by the law for the time being in force in [India]] is not capital, but punishable with [imprisonment for life], or imprisonment for a term of seven years or upwards, shall be punished as a person convicted of that offence would be liable to be punished.

Simply Put

This section means the person who provides false evidence, with full knowledge that it'll likely result in conviction of other person (punishment be imprisonment for life{7 years or more} not capital punishment), that person who produces false evidence will get same punishment as the other person would have gotten.

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