29 C
Saturday, July 20, 2024

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma  Flags Off Mobile Forensic Vans

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

HT Bureau

Guwahati, Aug 31: Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday flagged off the first batch of mobile forensic vans for the directorate of forensic science. These vans have been introduced to augment the investigative capabilities of the law enforcement agencies in the state.

- Advertisement -

Sarma flagged off the first batch of seven mobile forensic vans during a ceremony held at the Assam Secretariat Complex in Dispur.

Speaking at the event, Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “I am confident the mobile forensic vans will contribute immensely towards Assam Police’s forensic evidence collection capabilities, which in turn would lead to significant increase in conviction rates in days to come. It is often seen that under-trials accused of serious criminal offences go scot free owing to lack of adequate evidence, which is required for conviction.”

“The forensic vans are equipped with state-of-the-art equipments and tools, which will help the law enforcement agencies to reach crime scenes at the earliest and would enable the investigators to collect and securely preserve crucial evidences and ensure that the same are not contaminated,” said Sarma.

The state government will allocate sufficient numbers of resource persons and forensic for each of these vans. More such mobile forensic vehicles will be made available to the law enforcement in future.

- Advertisement -

Speaking on the importance of forensic evidence in convictions under the criminal justice system, Sarma said a robust forensic science regime has to exist to deal with crimes ranging from murder to drug trafficking. With this objective the state government has decided to establish four regional forensic science laboratories across the state, of which three are already operating.

Moreover, as many as 400 police personnel from the Assam police force are being trained at the Ahmedabad based National Forensic Science University and the expertise they gain would aid them in solving complex cases requiring application of sophisticated forensic science techniques.


- Advertisement -
The Hills Times
The Hills Timeshttps://www.thehillstimes.in/
Welcome to The Hills Times, your trusted source for daily news and updates in English from the heart of Assam, India. Since our establishment in 2000, we've been dedicated to providing timely and accurate information to our readers in Diphu and Guwahati. As the first English newspaper in the then undemarcated Karbi Anglong district, we've forged a strong connection with diverse communities and age groups, earning a reputation for being a reliable source of news and insights. In addition to our print edition, we keep pace with the digital age through our website, https://thehillstimes.in, where we diligently update our readers with the latest happenings day by day. Whether it's local events, regional developments, or global news, The Hills Times strives to keep you informed with dedication and integrity. Join us in staying ahead of the curve and exploring the world through our lens.
Latest news
- Advertisement -
Related news
- Advertisement -
Flowers Which Bloom Only At Night Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals in India Foods That Increase Uric Acid Levels 9 Exotic Summer Vacation Destinations In India Top 7 Largest Rivers In South India