Section 127 in Indian Penal Codes

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.

Title: Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape

Description: Whoever, being a public servant and having the custody of any State prisoner or prisoner of war, negligently suffers such prisoner to escape from any place of confinement in which such prisoner is confined, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Title: Aiding escape of rescuing or harbouring such prisoner

Description: Whoever knowingly aids or assists any State prisoner or prisoner of war in escaping from lawful custody, or rescues or attempts to rescue any such prisoner, or harbours or conceals any such prisoner who has escaped from lawful custody, or offers or attempts to offer any resistance to the recapture of such prisoner, shall be pun­ished with 1[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine. Explanation.—A State prisoner or prisoner of war, who is permit­ted to be at large on his parole within certain limits in 2[India], is said to escape from lawful custody if he goes beyond the limits within which he is allowed to be at large

Title: Abetting mutiny or attempting to seduce a soldier sailor or airman from his duty

Description: Whoever abets the committing of mutiny by an officer, soldier, 111 [sailor or airman], in the Army, 112 [Navy or Air Force] of the 113 [Government of India] or attempts to seduce any such officer, soldier, 114 [sailor or airman] from his alle­giance or his duty, shall be punished with 115 [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine. 116 [Explanation.—In this section the words “officer”, 117 [“soldier”, 118 [“sailor”] and “airman”] include any person subject to the 119 [Army Act, 120 [the Army Act, 1950 (46 of 1950, 121 [the Naval Discipline Act, 122 [***] the 121 [Indian Navy (Disci­pline) Act, 1934 (34 of 1934)] 123 [the Air Force Act or 124 [the Air Force Act, 1950 (45 of 1950)], as the case may be]].