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Preliminary Investigational Report for Existing Questioned Document Examination and its Effectiveness

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept of Criminology and Forensic Science, Karnatak Science College, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA

Res. J. Forensic Sci., Volume 3, Issue (3), Pages 12-15, March,29 (2015)


Evidence plays a crucial role in judiciary system and hence the reliability of the evidence is checked by forensic experts. The process of Examination of Documents whose authenticity is in doubt is termed as Questioned Document Examination. It was found that there are no prior literatures that have been focused on effectiveness of techniques adopted at present scenario in the forensic laboratories. It is still an inaccessible area for the common man as well as for any academic personnel. Hence, this paper is first attempt towards investigating the effectiveness of questioned document examination in Indian Court of Law with the support of outcomes originally captured from the state and central laboratories of forensic science in India. Adopting the qualitative mode of analysis, the perceptions of the forensic experts were captured and documented in this paper.


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