For preventive detention there should be "public order" concern and not merely "law and order" problem: Supreme Court [Read Judgment]

A Bench of Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and Hrishikesh Roy further said that a liberal meaning cannot be given to the term 'public order' in the context of a preventive detention statute.
Justices RF Nariman and Hrishikesh roy, SC
Justices RF Nariman and Hrishikesh roy, SC

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that for detention of an individual under preventive detention law, there should be apprehensions regarding the concerned person being a threat to "public order" affecting community at large and a mere 'law and order' concern would not be sufficient (Banka Sneha Sheela bvs State of Telangana).

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