124. Vexatious entry, search, arrest, etc., by police officer.-
Any police officer who-
(a) without lawful authority or reasonable cause enters or searches, or causes to be entered or searched, any building, vessel, tent or place; or
(b) vexatiously and unnecessarily seizes the property of any person; or
(c) vexatiously and unnecessarily detains, searches or arrests any person; or
(d) offers any unnecessary personal violence to any person in his custody; or
(e) holds out any threat or promise not warranted by law,
shall, for every such offence, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.