Wandering on streets at 1.30 am not an offence: Mumbai court

The Court acquitted a person booked under Section 122(b) of the Maharashtra Police Act after he was found sitting under suspicious circumstances with a handkerchief wrapped around his face at 1.30 am.

Wandering on the streets of Mumbai at 1.30 am in the morning is not an offence, a Magistrate court in Mumbai observed while acquitting a man three days after he was arrested after he was found sitting in the dark opposite a wine shop under suspicious circumstances [The State of Maharashtra v. Sumitkumar Basantram Kashyap].

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