loc: Citizen cannot be detained, debarred from leaving country under LOC until investigation, trial face: HC

Delhi High Court Under the Look Out Circular, a citizen cannot be detained, arrested or prevented from leaving the country, it said on Monday.LoC) unless suspected of having been involved in commission or facing investigation or trial for offenses cognizable under law. It said that a parent agency can only seek information of arrival and/or departure of such citizen. Justice Mukta Gupta observed that when such LOC is issued, the authorities at the point of departure or arrival cannot detain the citizen even on the pretext of giving such information…