Constitutionality of Kerala Anti-Social Activities Prevention Act (Goonda Act) assailed in Supreme Court

A Bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramnian issued notice in the matter today.
Goonda Act
Goonda Act

In challenging the preventive detention of a man under the Kerala Anti-Social Activities Prevention Act (KAAPA), a challenge has been hoisted on the constitutionality of the Act itself on the ground that it violates Articles 22 (protection against arrest and detention in certain cases) of the Constitution before the Supreme Court (Ramseena Anas v. The State of Kerala and ors).

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