Information on whether the police force of Punjab has had the power to set bail bonds without the sanction of a magistrate in the period 1990 to 1992 [IND10876]

While having no specific information on the above subject, a representative of Asia Watch in Washington, D.C. provided the following information during a telephone interview on 19 May 1992. Generally speaking, it is possible for the police force in Punjab to set bail bonds without receiving the sanction of a magistrate. However, bail bonds are rare in India.

Additional and/or corroborating information on the above subject is currently unavailable to the IRBDC.


Asia Watch, Washington, D.C. 19 May 1992. Telephone Interview with Representative.