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THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

(ACT NO. V OF 1898).
  Section No: [ 22nd March, 1898  
 

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PART III
GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER V
OF ARREST, ESCAPE AND RETAKING
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  Person arrested not to be detained more than twenty-four hours  
61. No police-officer shall detain in custody a person arrested without warrant for a longer period than under all the circumstances of the case is reasonable, and such period shall not, in the absence of a special order of a Magistrate under section 167, exceed twenty-four hours exclusive of the time necessary for the journey from the place of arrest to the Magistrate's Court.
 
 

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