Tag: Detention

Reasonable expedition

The expression, reasonable expedition’ is explained in Sabir Ahmed v. Union of India, (1980) 3 SCC 295 as follows: “What is ‘reasonable expedition’ is a question depending on the circumstances of the […]

When a detention order suffers from non-application of mind by the detaining authority

Whether the detention order suffers from non-application of mind by the detaining authority is not a matter to be examined according to any straitjacket formula or set principles. It depends on the facts and circumstances of the case, the nature of the activities alleged against the detenu, the materials collected in support of such allegations, the propensity and potentiality of the detenu in indulging in such activities etc.