Section 124. Assaulting President, Governor, etc., with intent to
compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power
Whoever, with the intention of including or compelling the 1[President] of India, or the 2[Governor 3[* * *]] or any 4[State], 5[* * *] 6[* * * ] 7[* * *] to exercise or refrain from exercising in any manner any of the lawful powers of such 8[President or 2[Governor 3[* * *]],1. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for "Governor General".
Assault or wrongfully restrains, or attempts wrongfully to restrain, or overawes, by means of criminal force or the show of criminal force, or attempts so to overawe, such 8[President or 2[Governor 3[* * *]],
Shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
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