THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

(ACT NO. V OF 1898).
  [22nd March, 1898]
 
 
     
   
 
PART III
GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER V
OF ARREST, ESCAPE AND RETAKING
 
  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].
 
 
 
1 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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