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Govt developing digital forensics facilities to examine cyber

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Union is procuring latest equipment to develop forensics facilities at the Central Forensic Science Laboratories (CFSL) in the country.

The director-cum-chief forensic scientist of the Directorate of Forensic Science Services, A K Ganjoo, today said, "The forensics facilities at CFSLs will be used for examination of hi-tech cyber crime cases and the has spent Rs 5 crore to procurement latest instruments."

There are six CFSLs in the country located at Chandigarh, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Guwahati, and

He emphasised on reducing case pendency to a considerable level particularly in sexual assault, DNA, document and cyber crime and laid stress on developing new techniques in the thrust area of forensic science to help enforcement agencies nab criminals in minimum time span.

He also advised CFSL scientists to provide state-of-the- art services to the police.

A two-day training course on 'best practices on handling, labeling, packaging and forwarding of physical clue material' for Police officers started here.

The course has been organised by the Central Forensic Science Laboratory here.

About 40 officers of Police participated in the course, an official said.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 19:09 IST