Section 46 CrPC
Arrest how made.
(1) In making an arrest the police officer or other person making the same shall actually touch or confine the body of the person to be arrested, unless there be a submission to the custody by word or action.
(2) If such person forcibly resists the endeavour to arrest him, or attempts to evade the arrest, such police officer or other person may use all means necessary to effect the arrest.
(3) Nothing in this section gives a right to cause the death of a person who is not accused of an offence punishable with death or with imprisonment for life.
For Complete Cr.P.C. Click here.
For Other Central Acts Click here.
Are you Looking for a Legal Professional? Click here
Are you a Lawyer? Register here to get published on Advocate Finder, an open platform for lawyers.