Thursday, October 11, 2012

Law on Arrest in India

Law on Arrest in India
What is meant by 'Arrest" ? 
As per Ballentine's Law Dictionary 1948 Ed.P.105, arrest means the taking, seizing, or detaining of the person of another, either by touching, or putting hands on him, or by any act which indicates an intention to take him into custody, and subjects the person arrested to the actual control and will of the person making the arrest. 

Chapter V and section 41 to 59 of Criminal Procedure Code 1973, deals with Arrest of Persons. 
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