Q: what is 164-B CrPC?

Q:        what is 164-B CrPC?


11)     Where an offence under section 376, section 377 or section 377B, of the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860is committed or attempted to have been committed or is alleged to have been committed. Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) samples where practicable, shall be collected from the victim, with his or her consent or with the consent of his or her natural or legal guardian and the accused during the medical examination conducted under section 164-A, within optimal time period of receiving information relating to commission of such offence.

22)     The DNA samples collected under sub-section (1) shall at the earliest be sent for investigation to a forensic laboratory where these shall be properly examined and preserved;

[Provided that confidentiality of such examination shall at all times be observed]

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