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The Post Office Act, 1898

( ACT NO. VI OF 1898 )

Chapter X


Other Offences

Penalty for retaining postal articles wrongly delivered or mail bags.
68. Whoever fraudulently retains, or wilfully secretes or makes away with, or keeps or detains, or, when required by an officer of the Post Office, neglects or refuses to deliver up, any postal article in course of transmission by post which ought to have been delivered to any other person, or a mail bag containing a postal article, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, and shall also be punishable with fine.

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