Calcutta High Court orders suspension of police officers for disclosing identity of minor rape survivor and wrongfully arresting accused

The Court said the power to arrest is a dangerous one as it encroaches on the most precious right of an individual i.e. personal liberty and police must exercise this power with due care and circumspection.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court Tuesday ordered the suspension of two police officers for disclosing the identity of a minor rape survivor by enclosing her photograph in the case diary, which was produced before the trial court [Anil Sardar vs State of West Bengal].

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