14 September 2020


Search Results for Tag : Detention

Judgments

Detaining suspect illegally outside ‘official duties’ of police(05.07.2016)

Police officials cannot be said to be acting “in the discharge of official duties” when they illegally detain a suspect longer than is claimed by them.....

Tags : criminal, police, sanction, illegal detention

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Every act of assault or injury to specific persons does not lead to public disorder(28.11.2016)

By way of present petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate writ,.....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Validity

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Power to detain being statutory in nature, its exercise has to be within limitations of statute(24.05.2017)

Appellant assails order of preventive detention of her husband, passed by Respondent No. 2, under Telangana Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Boot.....

Tags : Detention, Validity, Release

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Subjective satisfaction of Detaining Authority and consequent detention order vitiated as it was based on possibility of Petitioner's husband applying for bail again(31.05.2017)

In present writ petition, challenge is to order of detention passed by Joint Secretary to Government of India against husband of Petitioner directing .....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Validity

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Preventive detention order can be passed if activities of the detenue are dangerous to the maintenance of public order(21.08.2017)

By way of present writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropri.....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Legality

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If a person tried for criminal offence but ordinary criminal law will not be able to deal with situation, only then, preventive detention can be taken recourse to(02.11.2017)

Present petition was against the order of detention passed by Respondent in exercise of powers conferred under Section 3[2] of the Gujarat Prevention .....

Tags : Illegal Activity, Detention, Validity

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Every act of assault or injury to specific persons does not lead to public disorder(07.12.2017)

By filing instant petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate w.....

Tags : Detention, Validity, Subjective satisfaction

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Registration of FIRs by itself cannot have any nexus with breach of maintenance of public order and the authority can take recourse under IPC(10.01.2018)

Instant petition is against the order of detention passed by the Respondent No. 1 in exercise of powers conferred under Section 3[2] of the Gujarat Pr.....

Tags : FIR, Detention, Validity

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An order of detention cannot be rendered illegal merely because it does not specify period of detention(10.04.2018)

In instant case, the High Court has set aside an order of detention issued under Section 3(1)(ii) of the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Preventi.....

Tags : Detention, Period, Specification

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Detaining authority must furnish report of detention at the earliest possible and any delay in the same must be supported by unavoidable circumstances beyond the control of authority(20.07.2018)

Present proceedings have arisen from the judgment of a High Court. The Appellant's contention was that, the District Magistrate failed to report the d.....

Tags : Detention, Report, Submission

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Preventive detention cannot be used as an instrument to keep a person in perpetual custody without trial(30.11.2018)

Impugned in present petition is Order passed by District Magistrate, Respondent No. 2, whereby "detenu", has been placed under preventive detention. L.....

Tags : Personal liberty, Detention, Legality

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Failure on part of detaining authority to supply the material renders detention order illegal(26.12.2018)

Challenge in present petition is to the order passed by District Magistrate, Srinagar-Respondent No. 2 herein in exercise of vested in him under Secti.....

Tags : Detention, Quashment, Grant

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News

Special Reasons Needed to Pass Preventive Detention Order Against Persons Under Custody: MP HC(06.02.2019)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has quashed a detention order passed under the National Security Act (NSA) and held that special reasons are to be given for.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Preventive Detention

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea of Continued Detention of Person Accused Under UAPA(25.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea seeking release of an accused who, despite being granted bail for other charges, continues to be in custo.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Continued Detention of Person

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J&K HC: Mere Reproduction of Police Dossier in Detention Order Can't Justify Detention(17.09.2020)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has quashed a detention order detaining one Surinder Singh under Section 8 of the Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978 s.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Reproduction of Police Dossier in Detention Order

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Supreme Court: Rhetorical Incantation of Word “Goonda” Not Sufficient to Invoke Preventive Detention(25.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held that rhetorical incantation of word “goonda” or “prejudicial to maintenance of public order” cannot be sufficient justification.....

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Bombay HC to State Govt: Pay Rs. 2 lakh Compensation for Illegal Detention(17.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State of Maharashtra to pay at least Rs. 2 lakh as compensation to one Ranjit Singh Gill for keeping him in jail, three.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Illegal Detention

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Delhi HC Notices Home Ministry, ED over Alleged Detention of Moin Qureshi at Airport(20.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Home Ministry and Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea of controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi alleging th.....

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Delhi High Court Raps Police Over Prolonged Illegal Detention(12.08.2015)

Delhi High Court raps Police over prolonged illegal detention of former AAP member Yogendra Yadav and 85 others’ arrested during a farmers' protest .

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Court Cannot Ignore Illegal Detention’(04.11.2016)

Bombay High Court, while granting bail to a Gondia man arrested for murder and cases under Arms Act and SC/ST Act, has said that court can’t turn Nels.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Arms Act, SC/ST Act, illegal detention

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CIC: Provide Compensation in Cases of Excessive Detention(05.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that prison authorities should not wait for detainees to approach courts seeking compensation for custod.....

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Madras HC: NIA Suspects Can be Detained Beyond 90 days(05.12.2016)

Madras High Court, while ruling that there was nothing wrong in extension of remand of Riswan Sheriff, arrested along with five others, beyond usual p.....

Tags : Madras High Court, National Investigation Agency , detention

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Supreme Court Seeks Reply from J&K on Plea Challenging Detention of Five Persons(20.09.2019)

Supreme Court has sought response from the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a plea challenging detention of five persons in Kashmir following the a.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court Quashes Preventive Detention(27.09.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed the preventive detention of Masood Ahmad Bhat dated January 22. The court said the detenu, a resident of Chid.....

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Apex Court Pulls Up J&K Govt, Asks Why No Reply on NRI Businessman Wife's Plea Against His Detention(16.10.2019)

Apex Court has asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration as to why it has not filed a reply on a plea by the wife of a Malaysia-based NRI businessman.....

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Supreme Court Directs Centre to State Reasons for Imposing Restrictions, Detentions in J&K(17.10.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to place on the record before it all its orders relating to restriction, shutdown and detention in Jammu and Kas.....

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Supreme Court Directs J&K High Court to File New Report on Detention of Children(06.11.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to file a fresh report on the alleged detention of minor.....

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Supreme Court: Detention Order can be Passed even if Person is in Judicial Custody(25.11.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that even if a person is in judicial custody he can be detained under detention laws like Conservation of Foreign Exchange and.....

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Supreme Court: Uncle-Nephew Gold Smugglers to Remain under Detention(27.11.2019)

Supreme Court has restored detention orders issued under the stringent Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act, 19.....

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Supreme Court Quashes Plea for Humane Facilities at 6 Assam Detention Camps(18.12.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere in a petition seeking humane facilities at six detention centres in Assam for those who do not qualify as India.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court Sets Aside PSA Detention of NC Youth President(02.01.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed the detention under Public Safety Act, 1978 of the National Conference youth president from South Kashmir, an.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre and Assam Government Over Detention of Children(07.01.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre and the Assam Government seeking a reply within four weeks on a petition alleging that 60 children were .....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Directs State to Pay Rs. 5 Lakhs to Man Detained Illegally(12.02.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the State Government to pay a compensation of Rs. 5 Lakhs for detaining an innocent man, in the pretext of deta.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Illegal Detention of Man

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Madhya Pradesh HC Orders Compensation for Wrongful Detention(14.02.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered the State Government to pay a compensation of Rs 5 Lakhs to a 68-year old man for keeping him in jail to serve a.....

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SC Issues Notice on Habeas Plea Challenging Detention of Ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah(14.02.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Central Government and Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Administration on the Habeas Corpus Petition filed by Sarah Abdu.....

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SC Issues Notice on Iltija's Habeas Plea Against Detention of Mehbooba Mufti(26.02.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice on the habeas plea moved against the Detention Order passed by the District Magistrate of Srinagar under the Public Sa.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Release of Detainees in Assam Foreigners' Detention Centres(08.04.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre and Assam Government on a plea seeking the release of persons who have spent more than two years in the fore.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Release of Detainees in Assam Foreigners' Detention Centres

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International Cases

Power under Article 4(1) of the 1972 Order should be exercised by the Secretary of State personally(13.05.2020)

In present case, an interim custody order (ICO) was made in respect of the Appellant on 21 July 1973. The order was signed by a Minister of State in t.....

Tags : Detention, Lawful custody, Legality

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No one shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment(08.11.2016)

Present case originated in twenty-eight applications against Russian Federation lodged with Court under Article 34 of Convention for Protection of Hum.....

Tags : Detention, Degrading treatment, Compensation

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ECHR derides pre-trial detention in Russia(24.03.2016)

The European Court of Human Rights rejected the Russian Government’s application to strike part of the case against alleged unjust pre-trial detention.....

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ECHR derides pre-trial detention in Russia(24.03.2016)

The European Court of Human Rights rejected the Russian Government’s application to strike part of the case against alleged unjust pre-trial detention.....

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Only exceptionally will law countenance a deprivation of liberty at direction of executive(27.07.2016)

Appellant suffered protracted mental disorder, namely a personality disorder and a chronic paranoid delusional disorder and has a long history of admi.....

Tags : Recall, Detention, Explanation

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Detention without a court order or other clear legal ground is incompatible with standard of “lawfulness”(18.10.2016)

Instant case originated in an application against the Russian Federation lodged with Court under Article 34 of the Convention for Protection of Human .....

Tags : Detention, Unlawful, Liberty, Deprivation

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If Police Cannot Lawfully Arrest and Detain a Person for a Relatively Short Time, Ability of Police to Perform their Duty Would be Severely Hampered(15.02.2017)

Four appellants were part of a larger group of claimants, but it was agreed before the Court of Appeal that their cases should be treated as test case.....

Tags : Detention, Validity, Police, Power

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A person subject to a supervision order who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes a requirement of the order commits an offence(09.03.2018)

The Respondent has a history of violent sexual offending. He was last convicted of a serious sexual offence on 1st September, 2017. The offence was co.....

Tags : Sexual offence, Detention order, Continuation

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Top Story

Pakistan Breached Vienna Convention on Consular Access Rules ICJ(17.07.2019)

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, on 17th July, 2019, rendered its Judgment in the Jadhav .....

Tags : Detention, Indian National, Obligation, Breach

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