You can be detained in custody for up to a maximum of 48 hours from the time of your arrest. Once 48 hours has passed from the time of your arrest, you should be released from the Police’s custody on the condition that you promise to a present yourself whenever your attendance is next required…

The Police are allowed to use reasonable force against you to make the arrest. They are also allowed to search you after the arrest has been made. If a woman is being arrested, only a female officer is allowed to conduct the search. During an arrest, you are allowed to ask the arresting officer for…

You can be arrested by the Police or an enforcement agency such as the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) and Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA). The Police or enforcement agency can arrest you without obtaining the Court’s written permission (also known as a Warrant) if they have…

Being interviewed by the Police can be a stressful experience. So, it’s especially important to know what your legal rights are during the investigation process. Here’s what you need to know: You’ll be interviewed by a Police officer and a statement will be recorded in English after the interview. You can choose to speak in…

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