About Daman & Diu

Police Complaint Authority, Diu

The Administration of Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli in consultation with Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, vides its Notification No. 1/95/Home/2011-12/418 Dated 10th August 2011 constituted the Police Complaint Authority for the Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
 
As per above mentioned Notification Advocate Shri Surendrasinh Mohansinh Parmar is appointed as first Chairperson of the Police Complaint Authority. The period of Chairperson will be for three years. The office of the Police Complaint Authority will fully computerized and in as short time an interactive web site will be launch, from where local public can file their complaints and also know the status of the same. You can sent your complaint to Police Complaint Authoritys email address i.e. pca.dd.dnh[at]gmail[dot]com or pca-dd-dnh[at]nic[dot]in or you can also give your written complaint direct in the below mentioned office in person:
 
Police Complaint Authority,
Secretariat, 2nd Floor,
Village- Amli,
Silvassa - 396230.
Telephone/Fax Number 0260 - 2630028
Email: pca.dd.dnh[at]gmail[dot]com or pca-dd-dnh[at]nic[dot]in
Deputy Collector (Nodal Officer for Police Complain Authority)
Collectorate, Diu
Telephone: 02875-255023
 
Download the Notification, Complaint Form and Related Information:
 
 
Functions of the Police Complaint Authority:
 
    The authority shall inquire into allegations of Serious Misconduct against police personnel, as detailed below, either suo moto or on complaints received from any of the following:
  • Death in police custody;
  • Grievous hurt, as defined in Section 320 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860;
  • Rape or attempt to commit rape;
  • Arrest or detention without due process of law;
  • Extortion;
  • Land/ house grabbing; or
  • Any incident involving serious abuse of authority provided that the Authority shall inquire into complaint of such arrest or detention, only if it is satisfied prima facie about the veracity of the complaint.
  • The authority may also inquire in to any other case referred to it by the Administrator/ Central Government.
 
Powers of the Police Complaint Authority:
 
  • The Authority may require any person or authority to furnish information on such points or matter as in the opinion of the Authority may be useful for or relevant to the subject matter of enquiry.
  • The Authority before finalizing its opinion, shall give the police officer, heading the police force in the UT an opportunity to present the departments view and additional facts, if any, not already in the notice of the Authority and in such cases, the Authority may review its findings upon receipt of additional information from the police officer heading the police force in the UT that may have material bearing on the case.
  • In the cases directly inquired by the Authority, it may, upon completion of the inquiry, communicate its findings to the police officer heading the police force in the UT with a direction:
    • Register a First Information Report (FIR); and/ or
    • Initiate departmental action based on such findings duly forwarding the evidence collected by it to the police.
  • The directions of the Authority shall ordinarily be binding, unless for the reason to be recorded in writing, the UT Administration decided to disagree with the finding Authority.
 
Orders Issued by the Police Complaint Authority:
 
Sr. No.
Complainant Name
Territory Name
Issued On
Case Number
1.
Shri Dilipbhai M. Patel
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
27/11/2012
2.
Shri Anilbhai B. Desai
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
15/05/2012
3.
Smt. Meenaben B. Patel
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
27/11/2012
4.
Shri Sumanbhai T. Patel
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
27/11/2012
5.
Shri Gulshanbhai O. Dhingra
Daman
15/05/2012
6.
Shri Kantilal M. Patel
Daman
15/05/2012
7.
Shri Hareshbhai M. Mahyavanshi
Daman
12/12/2012
8.
Miss Sangitaben N. Vedia
Daman
04/12/2012
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