How Other Countries Handle Arrests Of Suspects

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In the Netherlands, persons arrested may be held for questioning for six- fifteen hours and can be extended to three days only by a court order in the interest of investigation . But usually they are released before the expiration of the period.

While in the U.S, suspects must be brought before a judge within 48 hours and it must be established that the defendant has actually committed a crime .

The Sierra Leonean government adopted paralegals in 2012 to make up for the short fall of qualified lawyers to facilitate justice delivery to the less privileged in the country.

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