Fund shortage stalls rape probes for a year

MUMBAI: More than a year after three young girls were brutally raped and murdered in Nehru Nagar, two of the cases are yet to be solved. The police say their probe is stuck because the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Kalina has not studied for months the hundreds of DNA samples of suspects they sent – ostensibly due to a scarcity of chemicals required for DNA profiling.