Which law permits bulldozing house for investigating crime? Gauhati High Court slams State for bulldozing houses of 5 accused

The Court said that the police cannot uproot someone from their house just under the guise of probe and wondered whether this was a gang war or a police operation.

The Gauhati High Court on Thursday voiced strong concerns over the trend of bulldozing houses of accused persons under the guise of investigation and took suo motu cognizance of such an action initiated by a Superintendent of Police (SP) who had razed down houses of five men accused of torching a police station.

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