*WHAT POLICE MUST DO WHEN THERE IS NO EVIDENCE AGAINST AN ARRESTED PERSON.*
Daily Law Tips (Tip 387) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

*PERIOD WITHIN WHICH POLICE MUST COMPLETE RECORDING OF ARREST.*
DAILY LAW TIPS (Tip 324) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

Upon arresting any person in Nigeria, by Police or any other agency arresting, personal information of the arrested person must be recorded. Collection and recording of such information must be completed within reasonable time but not more than 48 hours from the time of arrest.

My authorities are sections 15(2), 494 and 495 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 and other similar laws across States in Nigeria.

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HOW LONG CAN ARRESTED PERSON BE HELD BEFORE TAKEN TO POLICE STATION. DAILY LAW TIPS (Tip 301) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

First of all, any person in Nigeria can arrest a person he suspects to have committed an offence. Where and when any person is arrested for any offence, such arrested person must be IMMEDIATELY taken to a police station.
Hence, no person, party, company, church, royal home, estate, school, or family can arrest and detain any person/suspect without immediately handing over such arrested person to the nearest police station. This is also applicable to government offices and agencies that have no statutory powers to arrest, detain and prosecute criminal suspects.

My authorities are sections 14, 494 and 495 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 and other similar laws across States in Nigeria.

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            by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
                  (Tip 200)
“It Is The Duty Of Nigerian Police TO Contact The Family Of An Arrested Person”

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