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A shocking incident happened in Unnao of Uttar Pradesh wherein at a road accident, a rape survivor’s two aunts died leaving the rape survivor and her lawyer in a critical condition. Consequent to the death of the two individuals, one of whom was also a witness in the case, charges pertaining to attempt to murder were ..
In the case of Ritesh Sinha v/s state of Uttar Pradesh and others, the Supreme Court has ruled that compelling for a voice sample was not a violation of his fundamental right to privacy. Observations made by the Supreme Court A judicial magistrate is empowered to order a person to give a sample of his voice ..
Topics: Canadian criminal law • Criminal law • Criminal procedure • Evidence law • Law • Law Commission on Voice Sampling • Privacy • Right against Self-Incrimination • Right to Privacy • Right to silence • Self-incrimination • Supreme Court Verdict on Voice Sampling • Voice Recognition
The Naveen Patnaik led Odisha Government has recently informed the state High Court that it has implemented the Central Government’s Witness Protection Scheme-2018. The aim of the scheme is to ensure that investigation, prosecution and trial of criminal offences are not prejudiced because witnesses are intimidated or frightened to give evidence without protection from other ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Crime prevention • Evidence law • Kosovo War crimes witness intimidation and deaths • Law enforcement • Learning • Skills • Testimony • Witness • Witness protection • Witness Security Programme