Forensic Science – English

Forensic Medicine – The hand the criminals dread
– Dr. Vasudha Apte

Nowadays, many films and television serials have introduced the concept of Forensic Medicine  to the general public. A forensic report of a crime plays a vital role in leading the investigators to the criminal and convicting him before the court. Despite great curiosity about Forensic Medicine, a common man knows very little about the subject. Dr. Vasudha Apte is an expert and a professor in the field of Forensic Medicine. She has helped the court in many complex and challenging cases.

To make the knowledge she imparted to her students or used to prove evidence in the court available in a very simple and lucid language for everyone to understand, Dr. Vasudha Apte authored a serial of articles on Forensic Medicine in the ‘Dainik Pratyaksha’. The essays in the serial were translated into English, and on 26 June 2017, in the presence of Shri. Praveen Dixit , retired Director General of Police, the Marathi and English articles were published in the form of a book. Many books could be available on this subject in English, but it is the first of its kind in Marathi. 

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Know The Author

"Dr. Vasudha Apte is the former head of the department of 'Forensic Medicine and Toxicology' of the Nair Hospital and the Topiwala Medical College in Mumbai. Having done her M.B.B.S. and then M.D., Dr. Apte chose Forensic Medicine as her field of work and in order to enhance her knowledge in the field, graduated in law. In Maharashtra, Dr. Vasudha Apte is the only lady Forensic expert with such a profound and extensive experience. Also, she was the only woman member of the panel of Deputy Coroners of Mumbai. "