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The Railway Nirapatta Bahini Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. XLVII OF 1976 )

Power to arrest without warrant
11. Any superior officer or member of the Force may, without any order from a Magistrate and without a warrant, arrest-
(a) any person who has been concerned in an offence relating to railway property punishable with imprisonment for a term exceeding six months, or against whom a reasonable suspicion exists of his having been so concerned; or
(b) any person found taking precautions to conceal his presence within railway limits under circumstances which afford reason to believe that he is taking such precautions with a view to committing theft of, or damage to, railway property.

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