Scientific Evidence: The New Hot Potato in the Vernacular of Criminal Case Investigation
Advocate at Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh, India
Volume III, Issue IV, 2020
The focus of this paper is to unravel the concept of scientific evidence during criminal case investigation. The initial chapters of the paper shall introduce the concept of scientific evidence and the various techniques of it. The importance of scientific evidence during criminal case investigation is explored in the forthcoming parts. International tests which have been implemented and the analysis of a few cases across the globe occupies the next segment. The legal provisions under the Indian law related to scientific evidence has been explained followed by the turning point of use of scientific evidence in the Indian judicial system. Finally, the authors view on the topic gives the concluding remarks.
Keywords: Scientific evidence, forensic science, investigation