Provision

Whoever dishonestly misappropriates or converts to his own use any movable property, 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 defines and punishes the offence of dishonest or criminal misappropriation of property. It says that whoever either dishonestly misappropriates, or dishonestly converts to his own use, any movable property, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to two years, or with fine, or with both.



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