Journal article Open Access
Navin Kumar Sehrawat
The present work addresses the impact of modern scientific techniques of investigations on the rights of accused. The dramatic scientific breakthroughs in forensic science like new scientific instrumentation, DNA typing and physical evidence databases have contributed to evidence in criminal proceedings over the years. A systematic change in investigations can be brought by applying the 7 basic principles of forensic science capable of giving impartial results. Increasing the reliance on objective forms of evidence, result oriented investigation based on scientific methods will prevent futile harassment of accused.