Code of Criminal Procedure Act, 1973
455.Destruction of libelous and other matter.-
(1) On a conviction under section 292, section 293, section 501
or section 502 of the Indian Penal Code(45 of 1860), the Court may order the
destruction of all the copies of the thing in respect of which the conviction
was had, and which are in the custody of the Court or remain in the possession
or power of the person convicted.
(2) The Court may, in like manner, on a conviction under section 272, section 273, section 274 or section 275 of the Indian Penal Code(45 of 1860), order the food, drink, drug or medical preparation in respect of which the conviction was had, to be destroyed.