Keywords : detention


THE PURPOSE OF CRIMINAL ARREST

Shaima Z.mohammad

Journal of college of Law for Legal and Political Sciences, 2020, Volume 9, Issue issue 35 part 1, Pages 360-376

Detention is a precautionary procedure ordered by a judicial authority to place the defendant in custody for specified period, as required by the investigation department and within the limits set forth by the law. Detention is one of the most serious measures in which it clearly highest the contradiction between two conflicting remedies, the freedom of the individual, the accused is innocent until proven guilty. He cannot be deprived of his liberty before his conviction is found. However, detention is justified by the interest of investigation and is lawful as long as it is taken in accordance with the law and in order to protect the public interest which may require infringement of the defendant’s freedom