Pakistan is now regretting it. Till now, the police used to take diesel money from the general public, but now they will charge DNA, postmortem as well as the fees for medical examination of rape victims.
Andher city Gandu Raja-like atmosphere is being created in Pakistan. According to the report, ordinary people will now have to pay for legal services to the police and forensic department.
According to the report, till now the common man had to pay diesel money to the police for investigation. From now on, the plaintiff will also be charged for postmortem, DNA. The limit is when 25 thousand rupees will be taken from the rape victim in the name of medical examination. This new decision has been taken recently.
In Pakistan a certain amount is paid for medical examination of a rape victim. There is also a fee for general autopsy postmortem. According to the report, the forensic department of Khyber Medical College University has now fixed a fee of Rs 25,000 for medical examination of a rape victim in Pakistan and Rs 5,000 for post mortem of a normal body.
The decision was taken in a meeting convened by the management committee on 14 February. In which 17 such new charges were approved. Following the verdict, it was stated that the police department already had a limited investigative budget. In such a situation, such high fees would increase the likelihood that local police stations would force the families of the victims to pay separate fees not only for postmortem, but also DNA testing and medical in the case of rape victims Will also do the test.
An officer named Tamur Kamal said, “When you go to a police station, they often ask you to refill the diesel of police vehicles.” They will now ask the public to pay fees for autopsy as well as medical tests for rape victims, so this rule is not welcome. “
According to the proposed plan, a fee of Rs 1,500 has also been prescribed to keep the corpse in the freezer for 24 hours. At the same time, Rs 18,000 has been kept for DNA testing.
A department official said, “A fee of Rs 3,000 is required to be paid for drug testing, and Rs 2,000 for urine testing and alcohol analysis. In addition, an amount of Rs 4,000 has been kept for poison testing.
Unclaimed dead bodies are sent for cold storage by the local police to the University of Khyber Medical College, where they are kept for months until identified.