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What is No unnecessary restraint? What is Person arrested to be informed of grounds of arrest and of right to bail? What is Search of arrested person? Section 49,50 and 51 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973.

No unnecessary restraint, Person arrested to be informed of grounds of arrest and of right to bail, Search of arrested person are defined under Section 49, 50 and 51 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these sections are:


Section 49 of CRPC. "No unnecessary restraint"

The Person arrested shall not be subjected to more restraint than is necessary to prevent his escape


Section 50 of CRPC. "Person arrested to be informed of grounds of arrest and of right to bail"

(1) Every police officer or other person arresting any person without warrant shall forthwith communicate to him full particulars of the offence for which he is arrested or other grounds for such arrest.

(2) Where a police officer arrests without warrant any person other than a person accused of a non-bailable offence, he shall inform the person arrested that he is entitled to be released on bail and that he may arrange for sureties on his behalf 



Section 51 of CRPC. "Search of arrested person"

(1) Whenever a person is arrested by a police officer under a warrant which does not provide for the taking of bail, or under a warrant which provides for the taking of bail but the person arrested cannot furnish bail, and
whenever a person is arrested without warrant, or by a private person under a warrant, and cannot legally be admitted to bail, or is unable to furnish bail,
the officer making the arrest or, when the arrest is made by a private person, the police officer to whom he makes over the person arrested, may search such person, and place in safe custody all articles, other than necessary wearing-apparel, found upon him and where any article is seized from the arrested person, a receipt showing the articles taken in possession by the police officer shall be given to such person.

(2) Whenever it is necessary to cause a female to be searched, the search shall be made by another female with strict regard to decency.

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