Unlawful assembly, being member of unlawful assembly and punishment for unlawful assembly under Indian Penal Code are defined under Section 141, 142 and 143 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are
Section 141 of Indian Penal Code. "Unlawful
First- To overawe by criminal force, or show of criminal force, 87[the Central
or any State Government or Parliament or the Legislature of any State], or any
public servant in the exercise of the lawful power of such public servant; or
Fourth- By means of criminal force, or show of
criminal force, to any person, to take or obtain possession of any property, or
to deprive any person of the enjoyment of a right of way, or of the use of water
or other incorporeal right of which he is in possession or enjoyment, or to
enforce any right or supposed right; or
Section 142 of Indian Penal Code. "Being a member of Unlawful Assembly"
Whoever, being aware of facts which render any assembly an unlawful assembly, intentionally joins that assembly, or continues in it, is said to be a member of an unlawful assembly.
Section 143 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for Unlawful Assembly"
Whoever is a member of an unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.