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.
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.
(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.
No arrest shall be made except in accordance with the provisions of this Code or any other law for the time being in force providing for arrest.
1. Ins. by s.10, ibid. (w.e.f. 31-12-2009).
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?