Laws and Bare Acts of India at

MyNation Foundation Online Law Library

Section 223 – Indian Penal Code (IPC)


Indian Penal Code (IPC)


Section 223. Escape from confinement or custody negligently suffered by public servant


Whoever, being a public servant legally bound as such public servant to keep in confinement any person charged with or convicted of any offence 1[or lawfully committed to custody], negligently suffers such person to escape from confinement, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.



Punishment—Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both—Non-cog­nizable—Bailable—Triable by any Magistrate—Non-compoundable.




1. Ins. by Act 27 of 1870, sec. 8.



Previous | Next


Indian Penal Code (IPC)


Indian Laws – Bare Acts


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2023 Laws and Bare Acts of India at

Free Legal Help, Just WhatsApp Away

MyNation HELP line

We are Not Lawyers, but No Lawyer will give you Advice like We do

Please read Group Rules – CLICK HERE, If You agree then Please Register CLICK HERE and after registration  JOIN WELCOME GROUP HERE

We handle Women Centric biased laws like False Section 498A IPC, Domestic Violence(DV ACT), Divorce, Maintenance, Alimony, Child Custody, HMA 24, 125 CrPc, 307, 312, 313, 323, 354, 376, 377, 406, 420, 497, 506, 509; TEP, RTI and many more…

MyNation FoundationMyNation FoundationMyNation Foundation