preventive detention


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preventive detention

n.
1. The detention in jail, prior and during criminal trial, of a defendant deemed too dangerous for release.
2. Imprisonment without trial of a person identified by authorities as a danger to society.
Translations
Sicherungsverwahrung
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In her plea, Iltija had sought a direction from the apex court to allow her to meet her mother, who is under preventive detention following the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
In order to overcome this, 'the Members of National Assembly (Exemption from Preventive Detention and Personal Appearance) Ordinance, 1963' was promulgated, he reminded.
When the court asked a law officer of Rangers about the detention of suspects for investigation, he replied that in the past, they kept the suspects under 90-day preventive detention under the anti-terror law, but now this provision was no more available and currently the paramilitary force handed over suspects to police for investigation.
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Interior announced that 44 under observation members of proscribed organisations, including Mufti Abdul Raoof and Hamad Azhar - the brother and son of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leader Masood Azhar, respectively - had been taken in 'preventive detention' for investigation.
ISLAMABAD -- The Ministry of Interior has said law enforcement agencies have taken 121 people into preventive detention as of today in compliance with the National Action Plan (NAP).
The interior ministry said law enforcement agencies had placed 121 people in 'preventive detention' as part of the crackdown that began this week.
ISLAMABAD -- Ministry of Interior on Thursday announced that Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) in the country have taken 121 activists of Proscribed Organizations (POs) in to preventive detention in its ongoing crackdown under National
ISLAMABAD -- The Ministry of Interior has said that the law enforcement agencies have taken 121 people into preventive detention as of today in compliance with the National Action Plan (NAP).
Muhyiddin, who is also home minister, said the preventive detention law was necessary despite its shortcomings.
After he was transferred to Tihar Jail in Delhi, a five-judge bench held regular seven-day hearing from May 3, 1968, into the petition wherein Sampath, then 28, had challenged his detention under the J&K Preventive Detention Act No.
'All prisoners whether under preventive detention or serving final sentence cannot practice their profession nor engage in any business or occupation, or hold office, elective or appointive, while in detention.
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