[24 Arrest without warrant: constables]
[24 Arrest without warrant: constables]

[(1)     A constable may arrest without a warrant—

(a)     anyone who is about to commit an offence;

(b)     anyone who is in the act of committing an offence;

(c)     anyone whom he has reasonable grounds for suspecting to be about to commit an offence;

(d)     anyone whom he has reasonable grounds for suspecting to be committing an offence.

(2)     If a constable has reasonable grounds for suspecting that an offence has been committed, he may arrest without a warrant anyone whom he has reasonable grounds to suspect of being guilty of it.

(3)     If an offence has been committed, a constable may arrest without a warrant—

(a)     anyone who is guilty of the offence;