Applicability of the Modern Scientific Test in Criminal System in India: Critical Appraisal in Respect to Public Interest

  • Ishita Gupta and Mridu Jain
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  • Ishita Gupta

    Student at Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Delhi, India

  • Mridu Jain

    Student at Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Delhi, India

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Forensic science is an occupational field that is inextricably rooted in the essence of criminal legislature and operates within the boundaries of the legal system and may make a significant contribution to advancing justice in criminal investigations and other severe transgressions. Although India has established significant precedents to demonstrate the validity of these forensic examination, they breach the accused's fundamental rights against self-incrimination, health and privacy The legal standing of scientific tests like as polygraph, P-300, and narco analysis is being questioned since these tests have recently received judicial acceptances that they did not previously obtain. While the tests may be a practical necessity, there is an exigency for serious consideration regarding it procedural, constitutional and medico-legal legitimacy from the standpoint of human rights.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 26 - 34


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