1.What is POTA law, and how does it deal with terrorist.
2.Why was it closed.
3.Who were in the list who got arrested in that list?
Please ans by Slno
The act defined what a terrorist act and a terrorist is and grants special powers to the investigating authorities described under the act. To ensure certain powers were not misused and human rights violations would not take place, specific safeguards were built into the act. Under the new law detention of a suspect for up to 180 days without the filing of charges in court was permitted. It also allowed law enforcement agencies to withhold the identities of witnesses and treat a confession made to the police as an admission of guilt. Under regular Indian law, a person can deny such confessions in court, but not under POTA
Once the Act became law there surfaced many reports of the law being grossly ab ...more