In this article we are going to know about the CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) section 37.
Public when to assist Magistrates and police:
Every person is bound to assist a Magistrate or police officer reasonably demanding his aid—
v in the taking or preventing the escape of any other person whom such Magistrate or police officer is authorised to arrest; or
v in the prevention or suppression of a breach of the peace; or
v in the prevention of any injury attempted to be committed to any railway, canal, telegraph or public property.