Power conferred by "draconian" preventive detention law has to be exercised with extreme care: Telangana High Court

A Bench of Justices A Rajasheker Reddy and T Amarnath Goud passed the order while dealing with a petition moved by the wife of a detenue who was charged under the Telangana Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act, 1986.
Power conferred by "draconian" preventive detention law has to be exercised with extreme care: Telangana High Court
Telangana High Court

The Telangana High Court recently quashed a preventive detention order passed against a murder accused, noting that prevention detention laws should be exercised scrupulously and with extreme care.

The Court also drew a distinction between "public order" and "law and order", noting that the latter is found in all the forms of disorder.

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