Delhi: A application for a standard police arrest protocol in HC.
Financial analyst Abhijit Mishra has submitted a petition in the Delhi High Court seeking guidance from the Centre, Delhi government and police to create a 'uniform standard arrest protocol.' In the Delhi High Court, a petition was moved requesting directions from the Centre, the AAP government and the police to establish a "uniform standard arrest procedure." Financial economist Abhijit Mishra 's petition also seeks directions for any person to "make a comprehensive compensation policy and procedure for illegally detaining and arresting" the Centre, the Delhi Government and the police. The petition, filed through advocate Payal Bahl, further seeks to provide a person with all the records relating to his detention after being charged, and police should also tell his relatives or friends about it. The case is listed Monday for proceedings. The plea also needs the Delhi Police to make the guidelines for the arrest available at each of its police stations along with contact details from lawyers for legal aid. In addition, the plea also intends directions from the Centre, the Delhi government and the police to ensure that he should be informed of his rights under the Constitution and Code of Criminal Procedure before arresting a person. "It is respectfully argued that, to date, there have been no clear rules or standard operating procedures concerning the arrest of the citizen as published by the Government of India in the Gazette of India. "Thus, in the utter lack of such rules or protocols, the law enforcement agencies create an environment which leads to inadvertent abuse of power," the petition said.