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The Telegraph Act, 1885

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1885 )

Sending fabricated or obscene messages
29. If any person transmits or causes to be transmitted by telegraph a message which he knows or has reason to believe to be false or fabricated, or a message which is indecent or obscene, he shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

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