Police Killings and Rural Violence in Andhra Pradesh

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Human Rights Watch, 1992 - Andhra Pradesh (India) - 51 pages
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Page 45 - Everyone arrested or detained in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 c of this Article shall be brought promptly before a judge or other officer authorized by law to exercise judicial power and shall be entitled to trial within a reasonable time or to release pending trial. Release may be conditioned by guarantees to appear for trial.
Page 45 - Section 3, commits a like offence afterwards, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to two years.
Page 46 - No statement made by any person to a police-officer in the course of an investigation under this Chapter shall, if reduced into writing, be signed by the person making it ; nor shall any such statement or any...
Page 46 - ... or otherwise, or any part of such statement or record, be used for any purpose, save as hereinafter provided, at any inquiry or trial in respect of any offence under investigation at the time when such statement was made...
Page 46 - To examine, or have examined, the witnesses against him and to obtain the attendance and examination of witnesses on his behalf under the same conditions as witnesses against him...
Page 26 - Code, or when any magistrate, or when any public servant who is not removable from his office save by or with the sanction of the State Government or some higher authority, is accused of any offence alleged to have been committed by him while acting or purporting to act in the discharge of his official duty...
Page 45 - ... which questions, disrupts or is intended to disrupt, whether directly or indirectly, the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India; or (ii) which is intended to bring about or supports any claim, whether directly or indirectly, for the cession of any part of India or the secession of any part of India from the Union.
Page 46 - No confession made by any person whilst he is in the custody of a police officer, unless it be made in the immediate presence of a Magistrate, shall be proved as against such person.
Page 45 - A disruptive activity is defined as any action taken, whether by act or by speech or through any other media or in any other manner whatsoever...
Page 45 - Principle 11 1. A person shall not be kept in detention without being given an effective opportunity to be heard promptly by a judicial or other authority. A detained person shall have the right to defend himself or to be assisted by counsel as prescribed by law. 2. A detained person and his counsel, if any, shall receive prompt and full communication of any order of detention, together with the reasons therefor. 3. A judicial or other authority shall be empowered to review as appropriate the continuance...

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