Arrest cannot be made merely because there are allegations: Bombay High Court


Chambers of Ishaan Garg

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The Court also deprecated the practice of detaining persons overnight under the guise of recording a statement.

An arrest is a serious matter and cannot be made in a routine manner on mere allegations that an offence has been committed, the Bombay High Court observed recently.

Case Title: Mahesh Gala v. Union of India & Ors. 2024 Bom HC