Daily Archives: August 13, 2015

New Bill Proposes Collection of Samples From Private Parts for DNA Profiling

Laboratory SamplesHYDERABABD: The Union Government has proposed to allow collection of samples from private parts of human body for DNA profiling and data preservation with the approval of a regulatory body, as per the draft Human DNA Profiling Bill.

Court ruling allows DNA to be used in future cases

DNA Human GenomeDNA collected during police investigations can be used indefinitely to find potential matches at crime scenes under a court ruling being hailed by law enforcement but criticized by defense attorneys who fear government overreach.