Importance of Forensic Science in Crime Investigation

Authors

  • Yogender Singh
  • Pratima Devi Ranga

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15371

Keywords:

Criminal Investigation, Forensic Science, Justice, Medical Jurisprudence.

Abstract

Forensic science has been used for justice delivery system since ages. However it started gaining ground
in early fifties as an independent discipline and since then it has derived applications from every field of
science and technology. Today it is well settled and much sought after and ever growing technology forensics
and forensic investigations are fast changing their face as every other day new types of crimes are being
committed. To cope up with the demanding nature of this profession, forensic services need up-gradation at
every stage. This paper focuses on the applicability of Forensic science in criminal investigation and the role
it plays in keeping law and order in a society, also throws light on how forensic science is acting as a bridge
between the medical scientists and legal scientists.

Author Biographies

Yogender Singh

Assistant Professor, Room No. 4, Department of Law, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Pratima Devi Ranga

Assistant Professor, Room No. 4, Department of Law, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Singh, Y. ., & Ranga, P. D. . (2021). Importance of Forensic Science in Crime Investigation. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 604-608. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15371