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The Suppression of Immoral Traffic Act, 1933

( ACT NO. VI OF 1933 )

Arrest without warrant for solicitation
22. Any police officer may, at the instance of any person aggrieved arrest without warrant any person who, in his sight and in a public place, solicits any person for the purposes of prostitution to the annoyance of the person solicited or of two or more inhabitants of the locality or passers-by, if the name and address of the person soliciting be unknown to him and cannot be ascertained by him then and there.

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