- Assaulting President, Governor, etc., with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power —
Whoever, with the intention of including or compelling the President of India, or the Governor of any State, to exercise or refrain from exercising in any manner any of the lawful powers of such President or Governor, 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 President or Governor, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishmen: Imprisonment for 7 years and fine—Cognizable—Non-bailable— Triable by Court of Session—Non-compoundable.
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