Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

Citizens can't be detained unless facing probe: Court

It said an originating agency can only seek intimation of arrival and/or departure of such a citizen.

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court, on Monday said a citizen cannot be detained, arrested, or prevented from leaving the country under Look Out Circular (LOC) unless suspected to be involved in the commission or facing investigation or trial for cognizable offences under the law. It said an originating agency can only seek intimation of arrival and/or departure of such a citizen.

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