Daily Archives: September 18, 2010

India may soon have DNA database to crack crime

Times of India
CHENNAI: The FBI has a DNA index system. The UK has a similar database. And if Parliament passes the DNA Profiling Bill, 2007, India will soon join the league, creating a national DNA database that will help police arrest serial offenders and give a boost to forensic investigation.

Nation could see 260th exoneration because of DNA


Hattiesburg American.com
Forrest County Circuit Judge Robert Helfrich’s order to release Phillip Bivens from prison Thursday set the gears in motion for what could be the nation’s 259th and 260th exonerations because of DNA evidence.

Fazul Wife DNA Sample Taken, Says Witness


All Africa.com
Nairobi — The Federal Bureau of Investigations took DNA samples of al-Qaeda mastermind Fazul Abdullah’s wife and children, a court in Mombasa heard.

Metro Cold Case Team gets fed grant


WOOD TV 8 Michigan
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Cold cases may be solved through improved DNA analysis, and the Kent Metro Cold Case Team may be able to solve more after receiving a federal grant.

Expert: DNA analysis viable

The Star Online Malaysia
KLANG: DNA analysis can be carried out on the bone fragments found at the Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya murder site if they are not completely charred.