Forensic Science Laboratory’s Report Need Not Be Proved By Calling Its Director As It A Public Document U/S 293 CrPC & Hence Admissible: Allahabad HC
The Allahabad High Court held that since a report of State Forensic Science Laboratory is admissible in evidence (as per the provision of Section 293 Cr.P.C.), therefore, there is no requirement to call the Director of that laboratory to get the same proved. The Bench of Justice Ajai Kumar Tyagi was hearing an appeal of a Spain national accused/appellant against the Judgment and order of conviction of the lower court under the NDPS Act from whose trolley-bag 10 kg. charas was recovered.