Magistrate has power to direct accused to give voice samples: Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan August 2 2019
uttar pradesh

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court today held that a Magistrate would have the power to direct accused to furnish voice samples for investigation.

This judgment was rendered by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna.

Facts

On 7th December, 2009 the In-charge of the Electronics Cell of Sadar Bazar Police Station located in the district . . .

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