ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Amendment to an Amendment: To Arrest or Not to Arrest

The 2008 amendment to Section 41 of the Criminal Procedure Code placed certain restrictions on the power of the police to arrest without a warrant. Due to protests by lawyers, that amendment did not come into force. The government now proposes a peculiar amendment to the amendment that will require the police to record the reasons why they do not make an arrest.



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