- Knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons
after it has been commanded to disperse —
Whoever knowingly joins or continues in any assembly of five or more persons likely to cause a disturbance of the public peace, after such assembly has been lawfully commanded to disperse, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.
Explanation — If the assembly is an unlawful assembly within the meaning of section 141, the offender will be punishable under section 145.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment—Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both—Cognizable— Bailable—Triable by any Magistrate—Non-compoundable.
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