The accused was a Police Officer and he arrested the relative of the complainant. The complainant went to Police Station and asked the accused what offence was committed by his relative. The accused ordered the complainant to stand in the corner of the Police Station till late night. He was not allowed to go and seek legal remedies.
The accused contended that the complainant was at liberty to go away from the Police Station. The Court held that the accused committed the offence of wrongful confinement as he used his authority in a wrongful manner. The accused was punished under section 342 IPC.