Directorate of Forensic Science Laboratories, Karnataka


Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, Hubballi

Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, Hubballi was established as per the Government Order No. HD 47 POP 2021 (Part II), Bengaluru, dated: 13.10.2021 at Gokul Road, Hubballi in rented premises of NWKRTC. RFSL, Hubballi is working under the administrative control of Directorate of Forensic Science Laboratory, Bengaluru, Karnataka. This unit has five sections namely, DNA Section, Physics Section, Mobile Forensic Section, Computer Forensic Section and Audio Video Forensic Section. All the sections are equipped with state of art facilities needed to cater the requirements of Law Enforcement Agencies in timely manner and to assist the Criminal Justice delivery system.

DNA analysis involves solving the cases pertaining to sexual offenses, Human Identification, paternity/maternity disputes and child swapping. Digital Forensics focuses in solving cases of sexual offenses, morphing of images, audio video authenticity and cases pertaining to IT act 2000. Physics section undertakes the cases of road accidents, hit and run cases, tampering in vehicles, tool marks identification and comparison, authentication of genuinity and physical matching of various objects.