PDRM urges govt to reconsider DNA databank for newborns


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is urging the government to reconsider the proposal that the Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) samples of new-born babies be taken and stored in the interest of society.

Bukit Aman Criminal Investigations Department (CID) director, Datuk Seri Abd Jalil Hassan said PDRM had made the proposal in 2001, but it was rejected on several grounds, namely, human rights and fear of it being abused.

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