POLICE TO GET MORE TIME
Criminal procedure code to be amended to detain a suspect for 48 hours
The Bill to be presented soon also specifies the crimes for which the amendment will apply.
BY HAFEEL FARISZ
The Justice Ministry will present a Bill to amend the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) allowing the Police to detain a suspect for 48 hours instead of the 24 hours now specified by the CPC and the Penal Code prior to producing him or her before a...
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