Guidelines issued by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case titled as “D.K. Basu Vs. State of West Bengal”. All arrested persons have rights and no one can be mistreated in police custody. The Supreme Court of India has issued guidelines that the police must follow in all cases of arrest and detention. It is important for all arrested persons to know these guidelines, to know their rights and the police’s duties toward them. These guidelines are mandatory to be followed by Police and if they are not followed, action can be taken against the police officials.