Definition of IPC 216:
Harbouring offender who has escaped from custody or whose apprehension has been ordered.
This section is Bailable, Cognizable and Non-compoundable.
Triable By :
Magistrate of the first class
According to Para 1 – Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.
According to Para 2 – Imprisonment for 3 years, with or without fine.
According to Para 3 – Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.