Nature of grievance

Where arrest is effected not in accordance with law and in breach of guidelines issued by Apex Court in the case of Joginder Kumar (1994) and Arnesh Kumar (2014), a Complaints against Superintendent of Police or Commissioner of Police, as the case may be, may be recorded before “Police Complaints Authority”. The said authority may be situated at the Office of the Director General of Police of the concerned State. The said authority is constituted pursuant to Order of the Supreme Court in the famous Prakash Singh’s case, in the year 2006