My fiancé was locked at our police station from yesterday at around 3pm. No one is telling me why and for what. He is still not allowed to call me. Can you help me and tell me when can I talk to him and what are my rights to insist and see him. He is there more than 14hrs.ThanksStella
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I had 2 man last night searching our premises
I'm afraid that you do not really have any rights in this situation unfortunately.The police and criminal evidence act generally concentrates on the rights of the suspect. He has the right to a solicitor, to consult the codes of practice and have somebody informed of his arrest.I'm afraid that you do not have the rights to be told anything at all about this situation although often the custody sergeants will pass messages on and allow him to phone you unless he is being held incommunicado or there is a concern that allowing him to phone you would lead to the destruction of evidence. If they have already searched your premises then that is quite unlikely.The offence for which he has been arrested will determine their powers of detention but most offences give rise to 24 hours before charge or release. I don't know what his bail history is like? If it is weak then they may keep him in until Monday morning when he will be put before the court but they will needs to make a charging decision within 24 hours of his arrest unless he is there for a much more serious offence.Sorry thats probably not the answer you wanted but it is the position that you have and I have a duty to give you truthful and accurate information even though its not what I want to say.Please rate my answer with OK SERVICE or more and then I will continue for free.
You are saying that he is having a right to inform somebody of his arrest?? Is that mean he is allowed toaletni one call. Yes abviously those 2 man coming last night to our house told me that he was arrested but does he still have a right on one call?
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