(1) When any officer in charge of a police station or any police officer making an investigation under Chapter XII requires any officer subordinate to him to arrest without a warrant (otherwise than in his presence) any person who may lawfully be arrested without a warrant, he shall deliver to the officer required to make the arrest an order in writing, specifying the person to be arrested and the offence or other cause for which the arrest is to be made and the officer so required shall, before making the arrest, notify to the person to be arrested the substance of the order and, if so required by such person, shall show him the order.
(2) Nothing in sub-section (1) shall affect the power of a police officer to arrest a person under section 41
1. Ins. by Act 5 of 2009, s.9 (w.e.f. 31-12-2009).
A police officer making an arrest without warrant shall, without unnecessary delay and subject to the provisions herein contained as to bail, take or send the person arrested before a Magistrate having jurisdiction in the case, or before the officer in charge of a police station.
No police officer shall detail in custody a person arrested without warrant for a longer period than under all the circumstances of the case is reasonable, and such period shall not, in the absence of a special order of a Magistrate under section 167, exceed twenty-four hours exclusive of the time necessary for the journey from the place of arrest to the Magistrate's Court.
Section 49,50 and 51 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - 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 52, 53 and 54 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Power to seize offensive weapons? What is Examination of accused by medical practitioner at the request of police officer? What is Examination of arrested person by medical practitioner at the request of the arrested person?
Section 55, 56 and 57 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Procedure when police officer deputes subordinate to arrest without warrant? What is Person arrested to be taken before Magistrate or officer in charge of police station? Person arrested not to be detained more than twenty-four hours?