[Right to Privacy] Courts should not order DNA test if other evidence available to prove or dispute relationship: Supreme Court

The apex court held that forcing a person to undergo DNA test when other evidence is available, would amount to violation of his right to privacy.
[Right to Privacy] Courts should not order DNA test if other evidence available to prove or dispute relationship: Supreme Court
Justices Subhash Reddy and Hrishikesh Roy

Courts should not order DNA tests on individuals as a matter of routine but should do so only in deserving cases where there is an eminent need for such tests, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday.

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