THE EKTI STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY enacts as follows:
PART 1 – ARREST, BAIL AND PREVENTIVE JUSTICE
1. Arrest, how made
In making an arrest, the Police Officer or other person making the arrest shall touch or confine the body of the person to be arrested, unless there is a submission to the custody by word or action.
2. No unnecessary restraint
A person arrested shall not be handcuffed, otherwise bound or be subjected to unnecessary restraint except by order of a Court, a Magistrate or Justice of the Peace or unless there is reasonable apprehension of violence or of an attempt to escape or unless the restraint is considered necessary for the safety of the person arrested.