Police officials making indiscriminate arrests immediately after FIR: Andhra Pradesh High Court pulls up Police, Magistrate [Read Order]

Justice Lalitha Kanneganti was hearing a plea by a TDP politician seeking to quash criminal proceedings against him under Section 153-A IPC in respect of a Facebook post.
Police officials making indiscriminate arrests immediately after FIR: Andhra Pradesh High Court pulls up Police, Magistrate [Read Order]
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The Andhra Pradesh High Court recently pulled up the State Police Department for arresting persons automatically upon the registration of FIR, without regard to the safeguards against arrest under Section 41A of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Jangala Sambasiva v. State of AP & Anr.).

Section 41A, CrPC pertains to issuing a notice of appearance before police officer when arrest is not necessary.

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