Malak Singh Vs State of Punjab & Haryana

Malak Singh Vs State of Punjab & Haryana

Announcement Date: 5 Dec 1980

The Court held that it was necessary to keep discreet surveillance over reputed bad characters, habitual offenders and other potential offenders. But it also recognized that surveillance can be intrusive.

“It may encroach on the privacy of a citizen and infringe his fundamental right to personal liberty. Such cannot be permitted.” (click here for more)