Arrest should be last option for police; irrational, indiscriminate arrests amount to gross violation of human rights: Allahabad High Court

"Personal liberty is a very precious fundamental right and it should be curtailed only when it becomes imperative." the court observed

Irrational and indiscriminate arrests are gross violation of human rights and arrest should be the last option for the police, the Allahabad High Court said on Tuesday, granting anticipatory bail in a matrimonial dispute (Arshad v. State of Uttar Pradesh).

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