PT warrant cannot be misused to keep prisoner in detention without producing him before jurisdictional court: Madras High Court

"A person cannot be kept under remand on the strength of a PT warrant and he has to be necessarily produced before the concerned Court at the earliest point of time" the Court said.
PT warrant cannot be misused to keep prisoner in detention without producing him before jurisdictional court: Madras High Court
Justice Anand Venkatesh, judge of the Madras High Court

A prisoner on transit warrant (PT warrant) cannot be used for the purpose of keeping a person in detention without producing him/ her before the concerned court and such non-production will certainly curtail the liberty of a person, the Madras High Court recently ruled.

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