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Section 173 BNS| Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS)

Section 173 BNS| Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS):


Punishment for bribery.


Whoever commits the offence of bribery shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both:


Provided that bribery by treating shall be punished with fine only.


Explanation.— “Treating” means that form of bribery where the gratification consists in food, drink, entertainment, or provision.

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