Cannot charge citizens for questioning authority of police in plain clothes: Kerala High Court

"A policeman in uniform is visible and a citizen immediately knows that he is a police man which will inform that the said individual is in charge of his protection and prevention of offences," the Court said.
Kerala HC, Police
Kerala HC, Police

If a police officer on duty is not wearing his/ her uniform, individuals who question the said officer's authority cannot be booked for obstruction, the Kerala High Court recently ruled (Avinash v State of Kerala).

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