‘Use of technology is necessary in crime investigation’


Nashik: Everyone should learn newer changes in technology and take efforts for resolving crimes. If evidences collected through coordination of lawyers, police, medical and medical forensic lab are tabled in court, crimes can be proved and it can become possible to punish criminals, opined experts during electronics and scientific evidence workshop.

The workshop was organised by police commissionerate and district public prosecutors at Maharashtra Police Academy. Principal district and sessions judge Suryakant Shinde and others lighted traditional lamp to inaugurate the workshop. Police Commissioner Dr. Ravinder Kumar Singal, special public prosecutor Ajay Misar, district civil surgeon Dr. Suresh Jagdale and deputy director of regional forensic lab Dr. Sharmila Shinde were present.

The objective behind organisation of the workshop was to resolve difficulties faced by police, lawyers, doctors and scientists while collecting evidences to prove the offence and punish the criminals.

Principal district and sessions judge Shinde said that efforts should be taken to collect substantial evidences after crime took place. Technology should be used for this. In most criminal cases, evidences based on technology are got. It is needed to collect phone record, computerised data and evidences regarding use of social media should be collected properly. If there are lacunas, they should be removed, he made it clear.

In addition, there should be coordination among police, doctors, lab and lawyers after crime happens, opined experts during the workshop. Discussions on difficulties while proving offence, what should be done to collect substantial evidences, how to resolve offences related to technology and study of laws based on technology were held.

All senior officials, public prosecutors, lab officials and doctors in the district hospital were present for the workshop.