DNA Profiling

DNA Profiling

Author: Kanishk Thakur

The Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid (DNA) analysis of body substances is a powerful technology that makes it possible to determine whether the source of origin of one body substance is identical to that of another, and further to establish the biological relationship, if any, between two individuals, living or dead without any doubt.

The DNA profiling bill, 2007 should be converted in the act because by making a law to regulate/ control the use of DNA profiles will be just for the lawful purposes of establishing identity in a criminal or civil proceeding and for other specific purposes. Its main objective is to protect the individuals of the society and provide them justice as analysis of DNA (that offers sensitive information which can be misused to harm the individual and the society) found at the scene of the crime, of the victim or the offender has been used to establish the identity. Continue reading “DNA Profiling”