Baluchistan Levies Force officials attend short training on biological evidence


KARACHI: Sindh Forensic DNA and Serology Laboratory (SFDL) at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi conducted a one-day short training session for Baluchistan Levies Force officials on Friday. The session was organized at the request of the Sindh Judicial Academy. In the session, forensic experts delivered lectures on the collection, packaging, and transportation of biological evidence for forensic DNA analysis from the crime scene. A total of 25 participants from Baluchistan Levies Force officials learned the best practice of crime scene management for biological evidence collection.

Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad Khan, in-charge Sindh Forensic DNA and Serology Laboratory welcomed the participants on behalf of ICCBS Director Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary.

Dr. Ahmad briefed the audience about the world-class forensic DNA facility established at the ICCBS with the financial support of the Sindh Health Department. He further said that SFDL has the capability to deal with the full spectrum of DNA and Serology cases. Commander (R) Aftab Ahmed Bajwa Administrative Officer Sindh Judicial Academy also attended the session, and highly appreciated the quality of training.

The hands-on training was also arranged on the mock crime scene of SFDL. The participants also got aware of the significance of documentation and proper packaging and its impact on the resolution of crimes.

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