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Harbouring deserter

Section 136. Harbouring deserter

Whoever, except as hereinafter expected, knowing or having reason to believe that an officer, soldier, 1[sailor or airman], in the Army, 2[Navy or air force] of the 3[Government of India], has deserted, harbours such officer, soldier, 1[sailor airman], shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Exception-This provision does not extend to the case in which the harbour is given by a wife to her husband.

1. Subs. by Act 10 of 1927, sec.2 and sch.I, for "or Sailor".

2. Subs. by Act 10 of 1927, sec.2.and sch.I, for "or Navy".

3. Subs by the A.O.1950, for "Queen".

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