Whoever, knowing or having reason to believe that an offence has been committed, gives any information respecting that offence which he knows or believes to be false, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Simply Put

This section means if any person knows regarding an offence which has been committed, and intentionally gives wrong information, than that person shall be punished with imprisonment which can extend to 2 years, or fine, or both.

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