Maha Police don’t have Dawood’s fingerprints

Last Updated: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 23:56

Gwalior: Maharashtra Police has no records
of India`s most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim`s
fingerprints, despite the fact that he was in its custody
several times in the past, a top police officer has said.

"Though Dawood Ibrahim was in the custody of Maharashtra
Police number of times, it doesn`t have any record of his
fingerprints," National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director
General, NK Tripathi told a news agency.

"If the police had this record, then it could have taken
action against the fugitive in a much better way," Tripathi
said.

He said work was going on in the area of `Crime and
Criminal Record Tracking System` in the country and once
completed, the system would make available the finger-print
records of arrested persons to all the police stations across
the country, if the concerned police station had taken the
fingerprint records.

Tripathi said at present there are nearly 15,000 police
stations in the country and soon all of them will get
connected through this system.

The official said that work was progressing at a fast
pace and within a year or so, it will be completed and then
training will also be given to the police officials to handle
it.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 23:56

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