Police should 'pull up their socks', Madras HC issues directions to curb unnecessary arrests

Meera Emmanuel February 7 2019

The Madras High Court on Wednesday issued certain directions to curb the tendency to make unnecessary arrests in criminal investigations, including "Friday arrests". The Court opined that it is time that the police pull up their socks and show more maturity in investigation techniques.

While allowing a plea for anticipatory bail, Justice N Anand Venkatesh also made note that there is a need in inculcate a culture against making arrests when it is unnecessary to the investigation, by invoking Section 41A of the Code of . . .

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