Tag: Forensic

Fingerprint database for Punjab Forensic Science Agency

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Home department of Pakistan is investing Rs495 million that is US$7.7 million in developing an Automated Fingerprints Information System (AFIS) for the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) by June 2018, according to a report by Tribune. Initially, 40 AFIS scanners deployed at selected prisons of Punjab to build a database of prison inmates and at […]…Read More

Countrys first digital forensic science centre opens at KU

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article image KARACHI: The country’s first Centre for Digital Forensic Science and Technology was inaugurated at the University of Karachi on Tuesday. Sindh governor and the university’s chancellor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad, who inaugurated the centre, stressed on the importance of the field of forensic science in the county. He said the centre would provide technical training to law-enforcement agencies. "The centre will be beneficial to both the law-enforcement agencies and the judiciary. It…Read More

Forensic science lab inaugurated in Swat

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STAFF REPORT SWAT: A new regional Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) has been inaugurated in Swat in order to support the KP police force to improve its criminal investigations by using modern forensic techniques. FSL Director Muhammad Quresh Khan, UNDP Pakistan Country Director Marc-André Franche and the Ambassador of Switzerland Marc Pierre George inaugurated the lab. The KPK Government, Switzerland and Netherlands funded the project while equipment, training and support has been…Read More

Pakistan makes progress on forensic science

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article image Staff Report: LHR: Pakistan’s first international conference on forensic science titled Forensic Science and Justice’ has recently been arranged by the Chemistry Department of Government College University (GCU) in collaboration with Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) and the HEC opened at the GCU. Over 500 lawyers, judges, forensic experts, police officers and academicians participated in the three-day conference, which will have six technical sessions on jurisprudence’,…Read More

Forensic science past, present and future

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"Just as life depends on the equal functioning of the tripod of life i.e., heart, lung and brain, so also a successful investigation of crime depends on equal functioning of forensic medicine, forensic science and police investigation". -Professor L. Fimate, in his inaugural speech on the occasion of XXII Annual Conference of The Indian Academy Of Forensic Medicine, Jaipur, India, 5 - 7 January 2001 Forensics, a science against crime has derived its name from forensic…Read More

Forensic entomology

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THE HISTORY of Forensic Entomology Forensic entomology was first reported to have been used in 13th century China and was used sporadically in the 19th century and the early part of the 20th century, playing a part in some very major cases. However, in the last 20 years, forensic entomology has become more and more common in police investigations. In 1996, some of us developed the American Board of Forensic Entomology; a certification Board for Forensic Entomologists, similar to the Board…Read More

Pakistan to have 1st forensic lab

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s biotechnology sector has taken a giant’s leap as it has recently signed agreement with a Turkish company to establish first DNA lab at Dow University of Health Sciences here.The agreement was inked at the Governor’s House, according to which the Forensic People of Turkey will help set up the lab at the Ojha campus of the varsity.Speaking on the occasion, Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad termed the MoU signing a milestone to ascertain identities of criminals and…Read More