This article will describe what the procedure of arrest in India and the USA. This article is based upon the norms of the criminal law that the “thousand accused can punished but one innocent shouldn’t be punished”.[1]

In this world every person has their rights, how they want to use it, it depends on them. These rights are given with certain duties. If people violate these duties that means they are punishable.

This article is making some of the learning about the privileges of captured and blamed individuals under the code for the criminal system and established arrangements of India and the USA.[2]

Key Words: privileges, Captured, Blamed, system


The constitution of India and the criminal technique code gives some essential rights to the individual being captured. (Muchera 2011).[3] In India, our legal system always presumed that whoever be accused of any crime being innocent until or unless the crime will not be proved against him. Our Indian constitution has given rights to the entire citizen of India including the accused.

IN INDIA        

About 2.9 million cases which are cognizable by nature are registered under IPC 1860 in 3.74 million people who were arrested. There is also another category of local and special acts of the state and central governments.

After 2.1 million FIR means First Information Report was registered and approx. 2.4 million people were arrested. 6.1 million people were arrested in a year in the year 2016.

In India according to (NCRB) National Crime Record Bureau and (CCTNS) Crime Criminal Tackling and network system are doing a great job of corral data from the police station.

All things considered, just 7 months a fragmented data of the year 2016 is accessible where a pattern can be surmised under preventive measures.

Since Police stations are not ready to send information through CCTNS, anyway deficient information of 7 months in 2016 recommends that inexact 6 lakhs individuals have been arrested.

On a similar line another 4 lakhs can be included for staying 5 months, which may make absolute preventive capture roughly 10 lakhs (1 million).[4]

According to the statics 2015, there are about 2.7 lakhs under trials priors and 11.5 lakhs who are committed. Arresting and Releasing a person are continued judicial phenomena that go unabated.[5]

Some people are entering into prison as a prisoner in case of attempt/ abet and brutal crime but after a few days or completing their punishment through a process which is known as Conditional Release (Bail).

It tends to be said that 6.9% of the whole nation’s populace is captured (130 Crore) in the year 2016 roughly which will be 669 men for every 1,00,000 populace of the nation. [6]

(i)Cognizable offenses/Substantive Acts like IPC and so forth. – 3.74 million

(ii) Local and Special Acts of Central and State governments-2.4 million

 (iii) Preventive captures under Cr.P.C.- 1 million

(iv) Railways Acts-1.1 million

(v)Prison inmates (Under preliminaries and Convicted)- .45 million.


The code has been not characterized the expression “capture”. Province of Haryana versus Dinesh Kumar 2008-the summit court saw that the articulation capture has not been characterized in the Cr.P.C. nor in IPC or some other authorization managing criminal offenses the main sign concerning what might comprise capture may maybe be found in area 46 of the code which depicts the mode wherein capture are to be made the world capture when utilized in its common sense implies the fearful or restriction or the hardship of one’s very own freedom.[7]


In October 2013, the detainment pace of the United States of America was the most elevated in the world, at 716 for every 100,000 of the public populace. While the United States speaks to about 4.4 percent of the total populace, it houses around 22 percent of the world’s prisoners.Corrections (which incorporate detainment facilities, prisons, probation, and parole) cost around $74 billion in 2007 as indicated by the U.S.[8]

Capture, putting off an individual in guardianship or under limitation, typically to urge submission to the law. On the off chance that the capture happens throughout criminal strategy, the motivation behind the limitation is to hold the individual for the answer to a criminal allegation or to keep him from carrying out an offense. In common procedures, the intention is to hold the individual to an interest made against him.[9]


In both customary law and common law wards, certain essentials must be met before there can be any impedance with singular freedom. A capture warrant might be given by a court or legal official on appearing of reasonable justification that a criminal offense has been carried out and that the individual charged in the warrant is presumably liable. A capture warrants the yearly be served distinctly by the individual or class of people to whom the warrant is tended to. In numerous conditions of the United States, this can be a private residence just as a cop.[10]


In U.S.A in 2016, the Prison Policy Initiative assessed that in the United States about 2,298,300(2.3 million) individuals were detained out of a populace of 323.1 million. Accordingly, 0.71% of the populace was in the slammer. Of the individuals who were trialed, around 1,351,000 individuals were in state jail, 646,000 in nearby prisons, 211,000 in government penitentiaries, 34,000 in youth remedial offices, 33,000 in movement detainment camps, 14,000 in regional penitentiaries, 5,500 in common responsibility, 2,400 in Indian nation correctional facilities, and 1,400 in the United States military prisons. In USA 23 Lakhs (2.3 million) individuals are captured in a year in a 330million (33 Crore) populace and India, it is around 8.7 million of every 1300 million (130Crores). Thus 0.67% of the populace have been captured in India during the year in the correlation of 0.71% of the US populace.[11]


There is a huge difference between the population of India and the U.S.A.  However, population difference is huge there is also same in prisoner case. In India, many crimes take place every day and in huge numbers. In the U.S.A there is a crime but in a low manner. So, because of this, there is less number of arrest warrants were issued in the U.S.A. Hence lesser and specific capture is one of the significant keys to the accomplishment of restoration. Offenses are the same but there is a difference in the execution of the law and depends on the mental thinking of the people. Interchange question changed, request bartering and Notices u/s 41 Cr.P.C. i.e. before capture ought to be followed.[12]


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[1] R. Patricia and 2Dhinesh 1Saveetha School of Law, Comparative Study on the Rights of Arrested and Accused Person in India and Malaysia, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Volume 119 No. 17 2018, 269-277,

[2]Divya M Department of Law, Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Tamil Nadu, India, An analytical study on the rights of arrested and accused person in India and Malaysia, International Journal of Law ISSN: 2455-2194; Impact Factor: RJIF 5.12 Received: 02-02-2019; Accepted: 08-03-2019, Volume 5; Issue 2; March 2019; Page No. 102-107

[3]Muchera, Joshua Nyariki. Rights of an Arrested Person to Bail Bond the Kenyan Legal Perspective. SSRN Electronic, 201 1, Journal, RIGHTSOFTHEARRESTEDPERSONSBirbhum Police


[4]Indradev Shukla. IPS M.Sc. Physics (Allahabad University), LLM (Delhi University), ARREST IN INDIA“COMPARATIVE STUDY WITH DEVELOPED COUNTRIES AND IMPORTANT REMEDIAL MEASURES”, IRJMSH Vol 8 Issue 7 [Year 2017] , Page 204 , ISSN 2277 – 9809 (0nline) 2348–9359 (Print), file:///C:/Users/HP/Downloads/6994%20(1).pdf,

[5] IBID 4

[6] Supra note 4

[7]Pawan Mehta, Arrest procedure and Right, Legal Service India,

[8] Supra note 4

[9]The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica, Arrestlaw,

[10] IBID 9

[11] Supra note 4

[12] Supra note 4

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