Trace Evidence Crack a Suicide Proved Homicide: A Case Study
B. S. Khajja, K. N.Vashistha, T. Bairwa, Mukesh Sharma*, Sushil Sharma, S. Srivastava and G. K. Mathur
Directorate of Forensic science, State Forensic Science Laboratory, Nehru Nagar, Jaipur - 302 016, Rajasthan, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Mukesh Sharma, SSO
Phys. Div., SFSL, Jaipur (Rajasthan), India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: September 29, 2010; Accepted date: October 21, 2010; Published date: October 23, 2010
Citation: Khajja BS, Vashistha KN, Bairwa T, Sharma M, Sharma S, et al. (2010) Trace Evidence Crack a Suicide Proved Homicide: A Case Study. J Forensic Res 1:103. doi: 10.4172/2157-7145.1000103
Copyright: © 2010 Khajja BS, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Mobile crime scene investigating team plays an important role to sorting numerous important and sensational crimes in Rajasthan (India). It is important that the crime scene investigator recognize that physical evidence recovered from these scenes may extend well beyond the conveyance itself. The nature of the crime may give the investigator an idea of the type of evidence present. In the present paper, a sensational case in the history of Rajasthan Forensic Science, in which four members of a family were found, died at their residence. Primarily, police was under dilemma that the family members were committed suicide or the incident was manipulated by the criminal i.e. they registered the case under 174 CrPC. During careful scientifi c observation of crime scene by the forensic team, it was advised to the Investigating Offi cer (I.O.) that it might possible homicidal rather than suicidal. On the direction of forensic scientist, the eldest son of family was arrested, which was also confi rmed by laboratory examination and in postmortem report.