On Sunday, the Allahabad High Court sat on to hear a Habeas Corpus petition.
A Division bench heard a petition filled by Suman Kesharwani, stating that on July 7 at 8:00 pm her son, Raj Kesharwani was abducted from the main gate of the house and has been illegally detained by police authorities.
The court said that prima facie it cannot be observed that the petitioner is in illegal detention and further gave 2 days time to the State government to file its response.
The petitioner contended that information about her son was given to the Station House Officer, Police Station Dhoomanganj, District Prayagraj in writing but no action was taken by the said officer.
It was further submitted that arrest was not made by following provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code by the Police while arresting Raj Kesharwani and, thus his detention is illegal.
Respondent contendend that an FIR under Section 392 of Indian Penal Code had been registered against unknown persons on June 30.
Further, it was mentioned by him that the petitioner’s son was arrested July 10 at about 1:30 PM and produced before the concerned Magistrate on July 11 in the morning.
The allowed that respondent’s prayer State for some time to files its response which was allowed bt the Court.
Next, matter will be heard again on July 14.