Supreme Court on the process of performing DNA profiling in rape cases
The Supreme Court on Friday revoked or performed DNA profiling to determine the fate of a rape crime trial, especially when combined with murder, because in the case of acquittal, the cause of criminal justice is sacrificed. Only because of such flaws in the investigation that inaction was not allowed.
The Supreme Court was sentenced to life imprisonment while commuting to a man sentenced to death for raping and killing an 8-year-old girl and was not eligible for early release or remission before receiving the actual sentence. I admitted that. 30 years.
The bench of three judges, led by Judge AM Khanwilkar, ruled on an appeal filed by a prisoner who challenged the Madhya Pradesh High Court’s decision confirming the death penalty given to him by the Court of Justice.
Bench, also composed of Judge Dinesh Maheshwari and Judge CT Ravikumar, said defenders who appeared in prison did not undergo a DNA test to connect the appellant to a sample found in the body of the deceased. Insisted. Violated CrPC.
Section 53A of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) deals with the examination of persons accused of rape by doctors.