- GS-3: Science and Technology
- GS-2: Governance & Human Rights
Context: A court in Saket, New Delhi, has allowed Delhi Police to conduct a narco test on Aaftab Poonawalla, the 28-year-old man accused of killing his 27-year-old live-in partner Shraddha Walkar in May 2022.
- Poonawalla allegedly chopped up Walkar’s body in many pieces, and disposed of them in a wooded area in South Delhi over several weeks.
- After police moved court seeking permission for the test, Poonawalla consented, telling the judge he was aware of the consequences.
Main Practice Question: What are the latest technologies used in interrogations by Police? What legal restrictions are in place to prevent the misuse of such technologies?
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