Karnataka Govt to introduce mobile forensic unit soon

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Mysore, Nov 1 (UNI) Karnataka Medical Education Minister Ramachandre Gowda today said the Government will introduce mobile forensic unit in the State soon.

Inaugurating a three-day South India Medico Legal Association (SIMLA) Conference here, he said the system was necessary following the increase in terrorism and crime and the cases would be disposed off early. It would be difficult for 'Forensic Lab' in Bangalore to handle all the cases alone and the unit would provide a relief to the people, he added.

Stating that the post-mortam was conducted for 24 hours in cities and it would be extended to districts hospitals shortly, the minister said Karnataka is the only State, where the post-mortem was conducted at night.

There between doctors and police officials in coordinating the investigations and they were urged to reduce the crime rate, he said.

Mr Gowda said forensic laboratory would be upgraded and improved further to handle the related cases.

Over 200 delegates from Andra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Goa, among others were in the conference, which would discuss among other things, latest technology in forensic.

The conference has been organised jointly by SIMLA and JSS university.


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