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ETHICS CASE STUDY: Do you consider such on-the-spot actions or instant justice against criminals ethical and reformative steps? Justify.

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions

6) You are posted as Superintendent of Police to a city known for various crimes against women. In your interaction with police officers in the city you come to know that they are in favour of on-the-spot justice and practice it usually. For example, it is a common practice to chase and beat molesters on the streets; asking victims to ‘take revenge’ against their molesters in police stations by letting them hit accused with hard objects.

a) Do you consider such on-the-spot actions or instant justice against criminals ethical and reformative steps? Justify. (200 Words)

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