G.O.Ms.No. 99 Dated:02.04.2005. Read the following:
1. Judgment of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in (1997) 1 Supreme Court cases 416 in W.P. ( Crl. ) No. 539/1986 filed by D.K. Basu.
2. Govt. Memo No.3881/B2/2005-4 dated 19.03.2005.
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In pursuance of the directions issued in Column 8 of para 35 of the judgment in D.K. Basu case in the reference first read above , Government hereby direct that all the Government Doctors of Primary Health Centres / Government General Hospitals of all towns / Area Hospitals and District Hospitals in Cities and Districts including Railways are designated as Panel Doctors for the purpose of strict compliance of the directions issued by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in D.K. Basu case in particular to Column 8 Para 35 of the said judgment.
2. All the Medical Officers are hereby directed to respond to the requisitions made by the local Police Officers / S.H.Os in the matter of subjecting the arrestee to medical examination duly conforming to the Column 8 of Para 35 of D.K. Basu judgment.
3. All the Station House Officers / Police Officers are also directed to follow the directions of Supreme Court by producing the arrestee before said Panel Doctors to subject him for medical examination for every 48 hours during his detention in custody.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
The Director of Health, AP,
The Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh Vaidhya to all the Medical Officers concerned
The Director of Medical Education,
All the Medical Officers in the
State through Director of Health, AP,
The Director General & Inspector General of Police, AP,
The Government Pleader for Home, AP High Court,
The Home(Leg.I)Department with a request to issue necessary directions to the Police Officers.
The commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchase, A.P. Hyderabad – with a request to publish in A.P. Gazette).
// FORWARDED :: BY ORDER //