Report No. 38
"56A. Stealing mail bag or postal article.-If any person-
(a) commits theft in respect of
(i) a mail bag, or
(ii) any postal article in course of transmission by post, or
(iii) any movable property out of a postal article in course of transmission by post, or
(b) stops a mail with intent to rob or search the mail, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for life or for a term which may extend to ten years, or fine, or both".
[Cf. section 52, English Act]