section 146


146 Every one who (a) permits a person whom he has in lawful custody to escape, by failing to perform a legal duty, (b) conveys or causes to be conveyed into a prison anything, with intent to facilitate the escape of a person imprisoned therein, or (c) directs or procures, under colour of pretended authority, the discharge of a prisoner who is not entitled to be discharged, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.