Goondas Act

Arrest intimated by SMS, says Madras High Court, nixes Goondas

Instead of furnishing proper arrest intimation, the police sent an SMS to his wife’s mobile number.

published on : 21st May 2023

Amicus Curiae to assist Madras court revisit proceedings of detention advisory board

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court observed there is a need to review and revisit the proceedings conducted by the advisory board that deals with detention.

published on : 28th March 2023

Parents fear sending kids to school after assault on teachers 

The students and the parents, boycotting classes on Thursday, petitioned Superintendent of Police L Balaji Saravanan, urging detention of the accused under the Goondas Act.

published on : 24th March 2023

‘Goondas Act if electric fence is set up’

In a press statement, Appala said, Last week K Murugesan, a native of Kaaligoundankottai, had set up an electric fence near his farmland.

published on : 14th March 2023

Coimbatore cyber police book first Goondas case in 2 years

This is the first Goondas detention made by the Coimbatore City cyber crime police since the wing was inaugurated two years ago.

published on : 11th March 2023

Madras HC bins detention of seven under Goondas Act over procedural errors

They said since there was no material to prove the contention, it showed a flaw in the procedure that has been adopted with regard to communicating to the detenus and the grounds of detention.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Gujarat to enact 'Goondas Act' to prosecute habitual criminals

Under this law, those indulging in anti-social activities or disturbing peace will be given jail terms ranging from seven to 10 years.

published on : 1st September 2020