When the person arrested to be brought before the court? Person arrested to be brought before Court without delay. Where Warrant may be executed? How to forward warrant for execution outside jurisdiction? Section 76, 77 and 78 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

 

Person arrested to be brought before Court without delay, Where warrant may be executed, Warrant forwarded for execution outside jurisdiction are defined under Section 76, 77 and 78 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these sections are:

 

Section 76 of CRPC. "Person arrested to be brought before Court without delay"
The police officer or other person executing a warrant of arrest shall (subject to the provisions of section 71 as to security) without unnecessary delay bring the person arrested before the Court before which he is required by law to produce such person:


Provided that such delay shall not, in any case, exceed twenty-four hours exclusive of the time necessary for the journey from the place of arrest to the Magistrate's Court.


Section 77 of CRPC. "Where warrant may be executed"
A warrant of arrest may be executed at any place in India

 

 

Section 78 of CRPC. "Warrant forwarded for execution outside jurisdiction"
(1) When a warrant is to be executed outside the local jurisdiction of the Court issuing it, such Court may, instead of directing the warrant to a police officer within its jurisdiction, forward it by post or otherwise to any Executive Magistrate or District Superintendent of Police or Commissioner of Police within the local limits of whose jurisdiction it is to be executed; and the Executive Magistrate or District Superintendent or Commissioner shall endorse his name thereon, and if practicable, cause it to be executed in the manner herein before provided


(2) The Court issuing a warrant under sub-section (1) shall forward, along with the warrant, the substance of the information against the person to be arrested together with such documents, if any, as may be sufficient to enable the Court acting under section 81 to decide whether bail should or should not be granted to the person

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