15. Offences in relation to the terrorists and other persons in arms against the Union and punishable with death.-
Any person subject to this Act who commits any of the following offences, that is to say,-
(a) shamefully abandons place of his duty or misbehaves in such manner as to show cowardice during operations;
(b) treacherously holds correspondence with, or communicates intelligence to, a terrorist or any person in arms against the Union; or
(c) directly or indirectly assists any terrorist with money, arms, ammunition, stores or supplies or in any other manner whatsoever; or
(d) knowingly does any act calculated to imperil the success of the Security Guard or the military, naval, air forces or any other armed force of India or any forces co-operating therewith or any part of such forces, shall, on conviction by a Security Guard Court, be liable to suffer death or such less punishment as is in this Act mentioned.