and whoever, on any search being made under section 25 conceals or attempts to conceal any arms, ammunition or military stores,
shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both:
Provided that if an offence committed under this section is in respect of a pistol, revolver, rifle or [shot gun or other fire-arm], the offender shall be punished with transportation for life on any shorter term, or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to fourteen years, or with fine.
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