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16. Power to arrest without warrant

16. Power to arrest without warrant: If one thinks that any person has committed any offense punishable under this Act or is about to commit such offense, one shall arrest such a person without warrant and hand him or her
over to the concerned police officer or railway officer.
Provided that, where a driver who is driving a train or a guard commits such an offense, the driver or guard shall not be arrested on the way until the train reaches the final destination. The police employees shall accompany the driver or guard so that he or she cannot escape or go away and do or cause to be done as per law when the train reached that place.


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