Delhi: Plea in HC for uniform process for arrests by police

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Delhi: Plea in HC for uniform process for arrests by police
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A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court by monetary economist Abhijit Mishra looking for instructions to the Centre, Delhi authorities and the police to develop a ‘uniform standard process for arrests’.
A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court looking for instructions to the Centre, the AAP authorities and police to develop a “uniform commonplace process for arrests”.
The petition by monetary economist Abhijit Mishra also seeks instructions to the Centre, the Delhi authorities and the police to “make a complete compensation coverage and process for unlawful detention and arrest” of any individual.
The plea, filed by advocate Payal Bahl, further seeks that on being arrested a citizen needs to be offered all of the paperwork associated to his arrest, and his family or friends also needs to be told about it by the police.
The matter is listed for listening to on Monday.
The plea also desires that the Delhi Police ought to make the arrest guidelines obtainable at each of its police stations together with contact particulars of authorized support legal professionals.
Besides that, the plea also seeks instructions to the Centre, the Delhi authorities and the police to make sure that earlier than arresting an individual he needs to be knowledgeable about his rights below the Constitution and Criminal Procedure Code.
“It is respectfully submitted that till date there are not any uniform guidelines or standard working process in regard to the arrest of the citizen as printed in the Gazette of India by the Government of India.
“Thus, in the absence of such pointers or procedures creates an surroundings that results in inadvertent abuse of energy by the regulation enforcement agencies,” the petition stated.

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