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Omar highlights role of FS Laboratory in punishing culprits

Posted on Dec 05, 08:46PM | UNI

Highlighting the role of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in establishing criminal cases and handing down punishment to the culprits as per the law, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said fast clearance of cases by FSL would give imputes to the investigations and shorten the process of delivering justice.

The Chief Minister was speaking after inaugurating new complex for FSL at Bemina constructed at a cost of about Rs 11 crore this afternoon.

Mr Abdullah was informed that Directorate of Forensic Science Services, Minister Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India has sanctioned Rs 83 lakh for creation of two central Forensic Mobile Units, one each at Srinagar and Jammu.

There is also proposal for creation of new divisions of Brain Mapping, Computer Cyber Crime, DNA Profiling and Voice Identification to make FSL service modern and more proactive.

It was stated that FSL has cleared 2250 cases out of the 3000 referred to it and the achievement in case of narcotics related cases has been 100 per cent.

During the current year first ever Forensic Science Conference was held at Srinagar in which 350 delegates from India and other countries participated.