What is Police to report apprehensions? What is Discharge of
person apprehended? What is Power, on escape, to pursue and
retake? Section 58, 59 and 60 of Code of Criminal Procedure
Police to report apprehensions, Discharge of person
apprehended, Power, on escape, to pursue and retake are defined
under Section 58, 59 and 60 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these
Section 58 of CRPC. "Police to report apprehensions"
Officers in charge of police stations shall report to the
District Magistrate, or, if he so directs, to the Sub-divisional
Magistrate, the cases of all persons arrested without warrant,
within the limits of their respective stations, whether such
persons have been admitted to bail or otherwise.
Section 59 of CRPC. "Discharge of person apprehended"
No person who has been arrested by a police officer shall be
discharged except on his own bond, or on bail, or under the
special order of a Magistrate.
Section 60 of CRPC. "Power, on escape, to pursue and
.-(1) If a person in lawful custody escapes or is rescued, the
person from whose custody he escaped or was rescued may
immediately pursue and arrest him in any place in India.
(2) The provisions of section 47 shall apply to arrests under
sub-section (1) although the person making any such arrest is
not acting under a warrant and is not a police officer having
authority to arrest.