Madras High Court expresses shock at Sub-Inspector's ignorance of Arnesh Kumar guidelines on arrest

The High Court expressed shock that a police personnel who had arrested a physically disabled lawyer without following due procedure had never read the Supreme Court's Arnesh Kumar judgment.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently directed the Tamil Nadu (TN) Police to pay compensation of ₹5 lakh to a physically disabled lawyer who was arrested earlier this year in contravention of Supreme Court guidelines in Arnesh Kumar judgment and provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 [L Muruganantham v. The State].

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