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Dilip reddy Reddy   20 April 2021

against police

iam from telangana today they imposed night curfew from 9pm to 5 am. some people who are on the roads after 9 police coming on the vachile and without doing any enquiry beating deliberately without seeing their age even they beating those who are age of 40 plus citizens. my doubt is can the police beat the people who break curfew rules what is actuall legal punishment can they do instead of beating. explain please?


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Law Point   21 April 2021

it is not legal to beat people but police have powers to maintain law and order situation in any jurisdiction. the current pandemic situations warrant the law and order mechanism to take all necessary actions to curb down the pandemic situation.

But even if you are aggrieve, you may approach
1. superintendent of police of that district or commissioner of police of that city
2. you may register FIR for hurt caused if any
3. you may approach the Magistrates court with the private complaint
4. you may approach the high court of the jurisdiction with plea to invoke your fundamental rights
5. you may approach the national Human rights commission.

hope it helps
regards,
Adv. Pruthviraj Phalke
contact no. (+91) 8007918888

Sankaranarayanan (Advocate)     21 April 2021

i do stand with expert's point ,if any one breach the law then the police have power to fine them only

Dr J C Vashista (Lawyer)     21 April 2021

Put yourself in the shoes of cops who are to enforce curfew order, what is your reaction ?

P. Venu (Advocate)     21 April 2021

If the facts are true, this is a case of abuse of power. There could be no lawlessness under the guise of enforcing law and order.


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