Commissioner issued shoot on sight orders issued under IPC? Not possible, say senior cops
news Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | February 25, 2015 | 10.16 am IST In a curious state of affairs in Karnataka, the Hubballi-Dharwad Police Commissioner has issued shoot-on-sight orders, under a section of the Indian Penal Code. According to a report in The Hindu, Commissioner Ravindra Prasad had issued shoot-at-sightâ€ť orders to his personnel to tackle the rising instances of dacoity being reported in Hubballi and Dharwad cities. The curiosity is that the order has been issued under Section 100 of the IPC, which relates to the use of force in self-defence.Â Retired police officer Gopal B Hosur said that the police could not issue orders under the section 100. Read the full report at The Hindu. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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