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Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta    11 December 2017

Jacob Mathew vs State of Punjab and Anr: 5th day of August 2005: 334/2005/SCI/ 144-145 of 2004

”A doctor accused of rashness or negligence, may not be arrested in a routine manner (simply because a charge has been levelled against him). Unless his arrest is necessary for furthering the investigation or for collecting evidence or unless the investigation officer feels satisfied that the doctor proceeded against would not make himself available to face the prosecution unless arrested, the arrest may be withheld. ”

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