OF CONTEMPTS OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS
Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding
172. Whoever absconds in order to avoid being served with a summons, notice or order proceeding from any public servant legally competent, as such public servant, to issue such summons, notice or order, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to five hundred taka, or with both;
or, if the summons or notice or order is to attend in person or by agent, or to produce a document in a Court of Justice, with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six month, or with fine which may extend to one thousand taka, or with both.
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