Overweight police officers: Punjab & Haryana HC directs ADGP to ensure cops are physically fit so accused do not escape during raids

"The Additional Director General of Police, Bureau of Investigation, Punjab is further directed not to depute such police officials especially those who are overweight and unable to run", the order re ...
Overweight police officers: Punjab & Haryana HC directs ADGP to ensure cops are physically fit so accused do not escape during raids
Overweight police officers

During an anticipatory bail hearing last week, the Punjab & Haryana High Court made pertinent observations on the rise in instances of accused escaping from the police during raids.

The accused in these cases seemed to be fleeing the clutches of the police, despite four to five officers being present on the scene, it was observed.

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