Empowered to Make Arrests & & Conduct Searches Sans Warrants, Yogi Govt Nod to Unique Security Force

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    The court will not take cognisance versus SSF workers without the approval of the federal government. The SSF will check out the security of crucial government structures and commercial facilities.

    • News18 com Lucknow
    • Last Updated: September 14, 2020, 12: 18 AM IST
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    The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday provided an alert for the establishing of the Unique Security Force (SSF) that will be empowered to make ‘arrests’ and conduct ‘searches’ without any prior warrant.

    The court will not take cognisance versus officers and other workers of SSF without the permission of the government. The SSF will be provided duty of security of crucial government buildings, offices and industrial establishments. Private business will likewise be able to take the services of SSF after making a payment.

    According to the Unique power given to the force, if its members find factor to think that an offence referred to in Section 10 has actually been dedicated or is being dedicated and the wrongdoer has no chance to get away, or to hide the proof of the crime, if a search warrant can not be gotten, then he can apprehend that person.

    Extra Chief Secretary (House) Awanish Kumar Awasthi said, “The director general of police, Uttar Pradesh, has provided nod for the Uttar Pradesh Unique Security Force.

    In the very first stage, 9,919 personnel will be released with the force.



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