Significance of Forensic Toxicology in the Indian Criminal System

  • Abhitha K.
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  • Abhitha K.

    Student at CMR University, India

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Toxicology is said to be the study of drugs and chemicals in any biological substance. In other words, toxicology can be said as a branch that is the study of poisons. On the other hand, forensic toxicology uses the toxicology along with other studies including pharmacology, clinical chemistry. Its use is focused on cases that have medico-legal consequences and their results are admissible in court of law. The paper will be concentrating on analyzing the significance of the forensic toxicology usage in the field of crime investigation along with explaining with its application and by adding several cases of forensic toxicology. The paper will also include the laws that govern forensic toxicology in India.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 182 - 190


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