DNA Test of Accused should not be resorted to without appropriate requirement, Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan August 6 2019

The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that a DNA test cannot be ordered without adequate satisfaction regarding the need for this test.

In an appeal arising against the decision of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, the Supreme Court Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Navin Sinha said,

"It (DNA Test) is a serious matter which should not be lightly to be resorted to without there being appropriate satisfaction for the requirement of such test."

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