Science and technology to aid criminal justice

Science and technology to aid criminal justice
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First Published: Fri, May 04 2007. 05 58 PM IST
Updated: Fri, May 04 2007. 05 58 PM IST
PTI
New Delhi: Stepping up the usage of science and technology to deliver criminal justice was an outcome of the meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Union Home Ministry in the capital.
The meeting, chaired by Home Minister Shivraj Patil, discussed the issue relating to the draft National Policy on Criminal Justice, where members favoured better use of forensic expertise as also electronic surveillance.
A suggestion was also made at the meeting, which remained inconclusive, for audio and video recording of statements before the police, sources said adding that reforms in the police and judiciary were also suggested.
The Drafting Committee of the National Criminal Justice Policy will take into account these suggestions while finalizing the document, an official release said.
Patil told the participants that extensive discussions would be held on the draft before it was sent to the Cabinet for approval before being brought to Parliament.
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First Published: Fri, May 04 2007. 05 58 PM IST