Report No. 154
36. Amendment of section 157
Do you agree with the suggestion that scientific aid and equipment should be made available at the Police Station and at the district level for carrying out the investigation by the Investigation Officer in scientific manner as even directed by the Supreme Court. In order to implement the aforesaid requirements, do you agree that an explanation should be added under section 157, Cr. P.C. to provide on the following lines:
"As far as possible, minimum scientific aid and equipment as may be notified by the State Government should be made available at every police station and at the district level and investigation of crime should be carried out through the use of such scientific aid and equipments as far as practicable"?