It is not necessary for a person making an arrest to state the charge to the person detained in technical or precise language.
(1817) R and R 329
Cited – Christie v Leachinsky HL 25-Mar-1947
Arrested Person must be told basis of the Arrest
Police officers appealed against a finding of false imprisonment. The plaintiff had been arrested under the 1921 Act, but this provided no power of arrest (which the appellant knew). The officers might lawfully have arrested the plaintiff for the . .
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Police, Torts – Other
Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.259577