Section 124 in Indian Penal Codes

Title: Assaulting President Governor etc with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power

Description: Whoever, with the intention of including or compelling the 93 [President] of India, or the 94 [Governor 95 [***]] of any 96 [State], 97 [***] 98 [***] 99 [***] to exercise or refrain from exercising in any manner any of the lawful powers of such 100 [President] or 94 [Governor 95 [***]], 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 100 [President or 94 [Governor 95 [***]], shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine. 101 [124A. Sedition.—Whoever, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards, 102 [***] the Government estab­lished by law in 103 [India], [***] shall be punished with 104 [im­prisonment for life], to which fine may be added, or with impris­onment which may extend to three years, to which fine may be added, or with fine. Explanation 1.—The expression “disaffection” includes disloyalty and all feelings of enmity. Explanation 2.—Comments expressing disapprobation of the meas­ures of the Government with a view to obtain their alteration by lawful means, without exciting or attempting to excite hatred, contempt or disaffection, do not constitute an offence under this section. Explanation 3.—Comments expressing disapprobation of the admin­istrative or other action of the Government without exciting or attempting to excite hatred, contempt or disaffection, do not constitute an offence under this section.]

Title: Waging war against any Asiatic Power in alliance with the Government of India

Description: Whoever wages war against the Government of any Asiatic Power in alliance or at peace with the 1[Government of India] or attempts to wage such war, or abets the waging of such war, shall be punished with 2[imprisonment for life], to which fine may be added, or with imprisonment of either descrip­tion for a term which may extend to seven years, to which fine may be added, or with fine.

Title: Committing depredation on territories of Power at peace with the Government of India

Description: Whoever commits depredation, or makes preparation to commit depredation, on the territories of any Power in alliance or at peace with the 1[Government of India], shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine and to forfeiture of any property used or intended to be used in committing such depredation, or acquired by such depredation.

Title: Receiving property taken by war on depredation mentioned in sections 125 and 126

Description: Whoever receives any property knowing the same to have been taken in the commission of any of the offences mentioned in sections 125 and 126, shall be punished with impris­onment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine and to forfeiture of the property so received.

Title: Public servant voluntarily allowing prisoner of State or war to escape

Description: Whoever, being a public servant and having the custody of any State prisoner or prisoner of war, voluntarily allows such prisoner to escape from any place in which such prisoner is confined, shall be punished with 1[imprisonment for life], or imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.