Police officer cannot seize driving licence unless in uniform: Calcutta High Court [Read Judgment]

The High Court also reprimanded the police authorities for not following the due process established by law in seizing the driver's licence.
Kolkata High Court
Kolkata High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently held that a person is not obliged to hand over his driving licence on demand to a a police officer who is not in his uniform, in view of Section 130 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. (Suryaneel Das v. State of West Bengal & Ors)

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