Section 141 in Indian Penal Codes

Title: Unlawful assembly

Description: An assembly of five or more persons is designated an “unlawful assembly”, if the common object of the persons composing that assembly is— (First) — To overawe by criminal force, or show of criminal force, 1[the Central or any State Government or Parliament or the Legis­lature of any State], or any public servant in the exercise of the lawful power of such public servant; or (Second) — To resist the execution of any law, or of any legal process; or (Third) — To commit any mischief or criminal trespass, or other offence; or (Fourth) — By means of criminal force, or show of criminal force, to any person, to take or obtain possession of any property, or to deprive any person of the enjoyment of a right of way, or of the use of water or other incorporeal right of which he is in possession or enjoyment, or to enforce any right or supposed right; or (Fifth) — By means of criminal force, or show of criminal force, to compel any person to do what he is not legally bound to do, or to omit to do what he is legally entitled to do. Explanation.—An assembly which was not unlawful when it assem­bled, may subsequently become an unlawful assembly.

Title: Being member of unlawful assembly

Description: Whoever, being aware of facts which render any assembly an unlawful assembly, intention­ally joins that assembly, or continues in it, is said to be a member of an unlawful assembly.

Title: Punishment

Description: Whoever is a member of an unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

Title: Joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon

Description: Whoever, being armed with any deadly weapon, or with anything which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, is a member of an unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprison­ment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Title: Joining or continuing in unlawful assembly knowing it has been commanded to disperse

Description: Whoever joins or continues in an unlawful assembly, knowing that such unlawful assembly has been commanded in the manner prescribed by law to disperse, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

CHAPTER 8 OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY