In April, the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill was passed in both houses of the Parliament. This new law allows law enforcement agencies to collect a range of private information from people arrested under any offence. The information can be stored for 75 years.
In this episode, Suno India’s Menaka Rao and Suryatapa Mukherjee try to understand the government’s objectives in introducing the law and understand the different dangers that are inherent in the law. Suryatapa talks to Nikita Sonawane, co-founder of Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project, and Praavita Kashyap, a member of Article 21 Trust and Rethink Aadhaar campaign.
This is part two in a two-part miniseries. You can listen to the first part of this series here.
As of April 18, 2022 the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill became a law. Henceforth it will be called Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022.
Home Minister Shri Amit Shah's reply on The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022 in RS.
Mahua Moitra's Remarks on Criminal Procedure Bill 2022 । TMC MP Mahua Moitra को LS Speaker की फटकार
Mahesh Jethmalani's Remarks | The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022
Decoding DNA Bill: Will storing DNA solve crimes? – Suno India
In Refrence vs Ravi @ Toli Malviya on 9 September, 2021
India Enterpise Architecture (IndEA) | Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.
Why state data hubs pose a risk to Aadhaar security | Latest News India – Hindustan Times.