Workshop on management of electronic evidence held

Police officers and officials during a workshop at Jammu on Tuesday.
Police officers and officials during a workshop at Jammu on Tuesday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 18: Directorate of FSL here today organised a workshop on management of the electronic evidence.
Police officials of various rank from different districts, vigilance and crime branch participated in the workshop. Joint Director FSL Jammu, Aga Hassan and team of scientific officers from FSL Jammu and FSL Srinagar also participated.
The workshop was inaugurated by Anand Jain, Director Forensic Science Laboratory.
Speaking on the occasion he emphasized on need for capacity building for the handling of electronic evidence.
He mentioned that due to admissibility of the electronic evidence in court of law, it becomes imperative to understand the importance of such evidence recovered during search of crime scene or suspects. The electronic evidence provides vital leads to investigation. He added that FSL cyber division facility is functional at FSL Srinagar and investigation agencies can make use of this facility.
During daylong session, speakers made presentations on various aspects of collection and handling of electronic evidence recovered from the crime scene and suspects. The importance of such evidence in criminal investigation was discussed threadbare.
Director FSL distributed certificates of participation to all participants.