Section 334 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria. Intentionally endangering safety of person travelling by railway

Any person who, with intent to injure or to endanger the safety of any person travelling by any railway, whether a particular person or not‐

(1) places anything on the railway; or

(2) deals with the railway, or with anything whatever upon or near the railway, in such a manner as to affect or endanger the free and safe use of the railway or the safety of any such person; or

(3) shoots or throws anything at, into, or upon, or causes anything to come into contact with, any person or thing on the railway; or

(4) shows any light or signal, or in any way deals with any existing light or signal, upon or near the railway; or

(5) by any omission to do any act which it is his duty to do causes the safety of any such person to be endangered,

is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for life, with or without caning.

[30 of 1960.]

Section 334 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria

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