Category: Criminal Investigation

Common Defects in Investigation- Bihar Police guidelines

The material evidence which needs chemical examination should be sent immediately to the Forensic Science Laboratory without delay. Special care is to be taken in cases where viscera is preserved by the doctor for final opinion on the point of cause of death. The viscera loses its characteristics within six month so it is to be ensured that it reaches FSL within one month of its being collected. If it is not observed by the IO then
prima facie it would be understood that the evidence is destroyed by the IO and he would be dealt with severly.

CALCUTTA HIGH COURT IS ANGRY ON MEDICAL COUNCIL FOR SITTING IDLE ON A COMPLAINT OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

Prabir Kumar Paik. Vs The West Bengal Medical Council & Ors.[CHC]-26/07/2019-The police require an opinion from the from the West Bengal Medical Council, in terms of the directions given by the Hon’ble Supreme Court, to proceed any further on the criminal case. West Bengal Medical Council received the request from the police on November 16, 2017. Since then, the West Bengal Medical Council is yet to give its opinion as to whether or not, there is any medical negligence involved, for the police to proceed. The West Bengal Medical Council will inform the Director, Medical Education that, he is required to convene the meeting of the concerned panel of Ethical Cases Committee by July 29, 2019 if not earlier. The concerned panel of Ethical Cases Committee is requested to conclude the proceedings and give its opinion to the police as expeditiously as possible, conduct the proceedings day-to-day basis, if required.