Hyderabad: The foundation stone for the construction of the DNA and Molecular Biology Laboratory was laid on Saturday at Shanthi Nagar in Hyderabad.

The Home minister said that the Chief Minister has been giving top priority to the police department. He said the new facility that is under MHA's Safe City Project will help examine all types of forensic evidence and help solve cases at the earliest.

Hyderabad commissioner of police Anjani Kumar said the lab will aid the police department in curbing criminals and also help in detecting cases earlier.

Shikha Goel, the additional CP (Crimes & SIT), said Rs. 17.48 crore have been earmarked for the laboratory to construct a three-storey building equipped with modern gadgets for DNA and molecular biology analysis. The facility will reduce the time taken for analysis of crucial evidence further aiding in speedy investigation, she added.

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