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A punishment of censure which is not likely to have any effect on the career of the police officers will not be a sufficient deterrent to the officer. The censure should be of such nature that other officers too must not emulate such actions in future.

jharkhand high court
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Jharkhand High Court commented that the State Police’s lackadaisical attitude to arrest anyone and put him in custody made the petitioner suffer humiliation, who was having a bright career and completed SSC exam.

kerala high court
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The alleged detenue told the Court that though she was in love with the petitioner and willing to marry him, she did not want to go with him but would prefer to go with her mother.

allahabad high court
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The primary object of a Habeas Corpus petition, as applied to minor children, is to determine in whose custody the best interests of the child will probably be advanced.

allahabad high court
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Allahabad High Court said that the detenue is living with her parents, thus, it cannot be said that she is in illegal detention.

Punjab and Haryana High Court
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Punjab and Haryana High Court had issued notice to the State in March 2023 for alleged illegal detention of Amritpal Singh by the authorities.

Manipur High Court
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The Manipur High Court directed the State Authority to pay Rs. 50,000 to the detenu as compensation for his illegal detention in a drug trafficking case.

Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court directs the Air India Officials to arrange for a flight to Ahmedabad for the Portuguese national of Indian origin who was illegally restrained and detained at the Delhi Airport by the Air India Officials.

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The 3-judges Bench of Supreme Court has stayed the impugned order of the Kerala High Court whereby the High Court had asked DLSA to record statements of the detenu and make her undergo counselling. Allegedly, the woman has been kept in illegal detention by her parents.

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court said that when the court issues a specific direction, it’s the prison official's duty to verify it and clarify if they have doubts. Thus, held that the detention was illegal.

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Supreme Court: In a case where a detenu was provided with the illegible copy of documents relating to his detention, the bench

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court: A writ petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India to issue a writ of habeus corpus

Madhya Pradesh High Court
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Madhya Pradesh High Court: Sushrut Arvind Dharmadhikari, J. allowed a petition which was filed seeking direction to the respondents to pay him

Orissa High Court
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Orissa High Court: A Division Bench of SK Sahoo and M S Raman, JJ. disposed of the petition leaving the petitioner with

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Kerala High Court: A Division Bench of K Vinod Chandra and C Vijayachandran, JJ. dismissed the petition and rejected the relief sought

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Chhattisgarh High Court: A Division Bench of Arup Kumar Goswami CJ and N K Chandravanshi J. dismissed the petition and declined to

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OHCHR (WGAD): While addressing the issue of alleged arbitrary detention of Ms. Marie-Emmanuelle Verhoeven in Tihar Jail, New Delhi, from the period

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Allahabad High Court: Dr Yogendra Kumar Srivastava, J., while examining the scope of the writ of habeas corpus, expressed that, The power

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Allahabad High Court: Dr Y.K. Srivastava, J., expressed that, in a matter of custody of a minor child, the paramount consideration is

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Gauhati High Court: Kalyan Rai Surana, J., held that the writ of habeas corpus cannot be invoked unless there is an allegation