Laws Around Electronic Evidence Compromise India’s Criminal Justice System
article14 / by Mani Chander
Police and investigative agencies currently claim unfettered access to your WhatsApp, private emails or chats with your doctor, lawyer or psychologist. Can they force you to unlock your phone and disclose passwords? In the absence of clear laws, they do what they wish.
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Recent cases indicate that investigating agencies often search and seize records without demonstrating probable cause, necessity or proportionality.