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Petition Filed by Man Under Police Custody for Visits by Family and Medical Examination Rejected by Andhra Pradesh High Court

According to a letter addressed by Sri B.Adinarayana Rao, Senior Advocate, to the Hon’ble Chief Justice/Hon’ble Vacation Judge, High Court of Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, dated 15.05.2021 at 5.28 PM by way of a House Motion, a Division Bench was constituted to hear the matter. A perusal of the letter would indicate that the request appears to be for issuance of Habeas Corpus, as the detention of detenu beyond 5.00 PM amounts to illegal detention as his remand was not accepted by the Magistrate. Sri B.Adinarayana Rao, counsel for the Petitioner and Sri P. Sudhakar Reddy Additional Advocate General for the Respondents appeared before the Court. The matter was heard and decided upon by the Hon’ble Sri Justice C.Praveen Kumar.

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