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158. Whoever is engaged or hired, or offers or attempts to be hired or engaged, to do or assist in doing any of the acts specified in section 141, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months or with fine or with both; and whoever, being so engaged or hired as aforesaid, goes armed, or engages or offers to go armed, with any deadly weapon, or with anything which used as a weapon of offence is likely to cause death, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine or with both.

*ILLUSTRATION

The last section is subject to the same illustration as section 144.

*NOTE— Illustration to section 144 was deleted by Act 39 of 1967. It read as follows “A wooden pole sharpened at the end is a thing which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death”.