A Police Officer can arrest a person without warrant in the following circumstances:-
1. When the person has been concerned in any congnizable offence, or when a reasonable complaint or a credible information has been received by the Police Officer about the commission of a non-cognizable offence by that person or when the police officer has the reasonable suspicion about the offence committed by the person.
2. When a person commits the offence of house breaking.
3. When a person is proclaimed as an offender by the competent authority.
4. When a person is suspected to be in possession of stolen property and is suspected of having committed an offence concerning the property in his possession.
5. When one obstructs a police officer while he executes his duty or when one has escaped or attempts to escape from lawful custody.
6. When there is a reasonable suspicion of being a desert from any armed forces of the Union.
7. When a person has committed any act out of India and it is punishable in India and that he is liable to be extradited or detained in custody in India.
8. When a released convict commits a breach of any rule that he has to abide under the law.
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24th March 2008 From India, Coimbatore
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