Preventive detention

Ousted South Korean President to be interrogated in jail

South Korean prosecutors will interrogate ousted President Park Geun-hye who is now in preventive detention over her alleged involvement in a corruption scandal, officials said on Sunday.

Apr 02, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

People in preventive detention can't be barred from voting: EC

Amid allegations of misuse of police against political rivals during polls, Election Commission has said that people under preventive detention have the right to vote and warned against non-compliance of the directive during Jharkhand polls.

Nov 12, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Detention without trial curtails liberty, rights: SC

A person taken to custody under preventive detention without trial cannot be kept in continuous confinement as it curtails his liberty and civil rights, the Supreme Court has said.

May 12, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

SC upholds Constitutional validity of preventive detention

SC upheld Constitutional validity of preventive detention provision under Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act.

Jul 02, 2012, 20:38 PM IST

SC guidelines for preventive detention in custody

A person`s liberty is sacrosanct and cannot be taken away by the state without due process of law as it violates fundamental rights, the SC has ruled.

May 20, 2012, 10:46 AM IST

Preventive detention only in justifiable cases: SC

The Supreme Court has said that a
person cannot be detained under the preventive detention law
like National Security Act without justifiable reasons.

Jan 05, 2012, 21:00 PM IST

Preventive detention only for imminent danger: SC

The Supreme Court has held that
preventive detention law can be invoked only if there is
"imminent danger to peace" and a person sought to be arrested
is likely to commit a cognisable offence.

Aug 17, 2011, 20:18 PM IST

Preventive detention violation of fundamental right: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that preventive detention ran counter to the fundamental right to liberty of a citizen and authorities can resort to the extreme measure only in exceptional cases after citing relevant reasons.

Apr 06, 2011, 21:53 PM IST

Preventive detention shouldn`t invade personal liberty: SC

The Supreme Court has held that a
person cannot be detained under the Preventive Detention Act
in a casual manner as it would violate his fundamental right
to personal liberty.

Nov 15, 2009, 11:55 AM IST