Section 29 Police Act, 1861
Section 29 Police Act, 1861:
Penalties for neglect of duty, etc.-- Every police- officer who shall be guilty of any violation of duty or wilful breach or neglect of any rule or regulation or lawful order made by competent authority, or who shall withdraw from the duties of his office without permission, or without having given previous notice for the period of two months, 5 or who, being absent on leave, shall fail, without reasonable cause, to report himself for duty on the expiration of such leave,] or who shall engage without authority in any employment other than his police- duty, or who shall be guilty of cowardice, or who shall offer any unwarrantable personal violence to any person in his custody, shall be liable, on conviction before a Magistrate, to a penalty not exceeding three months' pay, or to imprisonment with or without hard labour, for a period not exceeding three months, or to both.
Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 29 Police Act, 1861:
Daulat Ram College Society & Anr vs University Of Delhi & Anr on 12 January, 2018
The Superintendent Of Police vs The Judicial Magistrate Court
Ram Milan vs State Of U.P. And Another on 19 December, 2019
Mohamed Yusuf vs Emperor on 7 January, 1920
Sh. Raj Kumar Chhabra vs Sh. Prem Sagar Kapur on 9 May, 2014
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