Section 160. Tampering with evidence and evasion of prosecution, etc.

Any person who obstructs an official investigation into an offence by participating in the obliteration, removal, destruction, alteration, planting or fabrication of objects that may constitute evidence, or in other ways obliterates the traces of the act, shall be subject to a penalty of a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.
The same penalty applies to any person who contributes to another person's evasion of prosecution by flight, for example by concealing him/her or pretending that he/she is a different person.
A penalty pursuant to the first paragraph shall not be applied to any person who seeks to evade prosecution of himself/herself. A penalty pursuant to the second paragraph shall not be applied to any person who has enabled his/her next-of-kin to evade prosecution.
A penalty of a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months shall be applied to any person who unlawfully makes contact with a person who has been remanded in custody or unlawfully procures objects for him/her.
The first to fourth paragraphs apply correspondingly to prosecution in a case under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.