Which of the following is an exception to harbouring a deserter as an offence?

A a wife harbouring her husband Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B harbouring an airman in air force Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C harbouring a sailor in navy Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D harbouring a sailor or airman in navy and air force respectively if they are refugees. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


S. 136. Harbouring deserter.— Whoever, except as hereinafter excepted, knowing or having reason to believe that an officer, soldier, sailor or airman, in the Army, Navy or Air Force of the Government of India, has deserted, harbours such officer, soldier, sailor or airman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine or with both. Exception.—This provision does not extend to the case in which the harbour is given by a wife to her husband.

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