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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter V

OF ARREST, ESCAPE AND RETAKING

A.—Arrest generally

Resisting endeavour to arrest
 
 
(2) If such person forcibly resists the endeavor to arrest him, or attempts to evade the arrest, such police-officer or other person may use all means necessary to effect the arrest.
 
 
(3) Nothing in this section gives a right to cause the death of a person who is not accused of an offence punishable with death or with 1[transportation for life].

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    The words "transportation for life" construed as a reference to "imprisonment for life" by section 3 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)
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