Chennai Lawyer

Category: Forensic Medicine

  • Role of Ligature Mark in differentiating cases of hanging and strangulation

    Forensic medico-legal evidence revealed through autopsy has always been regarded as one of the most important piece of evidence. In cases of homicides, ligature marks goes beyond to prove whether it is a case of strangulation or hanging. Ligature marks are those marks made by an item of cord, rope, silk or some such material that has been…

  • Absence of Second Ligature Mark rules out strangulation

    The Supreme Court on 14th August 2018 in the case of State of Karnataka vs. Srinivasa came out with a short decision refusing to interfere with the decision of the High Court acquitting the accused person in a charge of 302. Simple Facts A1 was alleged to be in a relationship with A2. A1 was…