Provision

Whoever, being a public servant, and being as such public servant, charged with the preparation of any record or other writing, frames that record or writing in a manner which he knows to be incorrect, with intent to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause, loss or injury to the public or to any person, or with intent thereby to save, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby save, any person from legal punishment, or with intent to save, or knowing that he is likely thereby to save, any property from forfeiture or other charge to which it is liable by law, 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

This section punishes a public servant framing an incorrect record or writing with intent to save a person from punishment or property from forfeiture or other charges to which it is liable. It says that whoever, being a public servant, and being as such, charged with the preparation of either any record or other writing, frames the same in such a manner about which he has knowledge that the same is incorrect, with the intention to cause or with the knowledge that it is likely that he will thereby cause, either loss or injury to the public or to any person, or with the intention to save or knowledge that he is likely thereby to save any person from legal punishment, or with the same intention or knowledge to save any property from forfeiture or other charge to which it is liable by law, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 3 years, or with fine, or with both



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