Institutional Problems in the Indian Judicial System Relating To Admissibility of Scientific Evidence: A Brief Overview

  • Dr. Anjum Parvez ,Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Bahuguna


Although Science and its principles are considered as attributes of perfection and people do believe on them as they inspire confidence, however, when evidence in any criminal investigation get collected with the help of scientific methods and techniques, the same would not inspire that confidence in the mind of a judge. Various reasons may be there for this disbelief but some institutional failures become the vital factor. This article explores in brief the complications and implications of institutions in India like courts, police and State in the context of admissibility of scientific evidence.