Obcene Acts and Songs An Offence
The obscene act or song must cause annoyance. Though annoyance is an important ingredient of this offence, it being associated with mental condition has often to be inferred from proved facts. The essential elements are:
- Does any obscene act in any public place,
- Sings, recites or utters any obscene song ballads or words, in or near public place.
Whoever causes annoyance to others shall be punished with an imprisonment, which may extend to three months, or with fine, or both.