Collection of voice samples for investigation after taking approval as per law not violative of Right to Privacy: Punjab and Haryana High Court

Single-judge Justice Avneesh Jhingan said that right to privacy is not absolute and cannot be raised to scuttle probe but must give way to public interest.
 Justice Avneesh Jhingan
Justice Avneesh Jhingan

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a judicial order allowing collection of voice samples for the purpose of police investigation is not violative of right to privacy or immunity against self-incrimination under Article 20 (3) of the Constitution (Kamal Pal vs. State of Punjab)

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