On way to capital city, he snatched chains of three women

The State police have reported to the court that Devinder Singh alias Bunty Chor had refused to provide his hair samples or buccal swabs for forensic DNA fingerprinting.

The police said they wanted to verify whether the suspect’s DNA profile matched that of the hair follicles and human tissue crime-scene investigators had collected from the luxury car he had allegedly stolen from the house of a businessman in the city on January 20. The police told the court that the fingerprints lifted from inside the car cabin matched that of the suspect. A surveillance camera image of the intruder had helped the police identify the accused. An inter-State police operation resulted in his arrest from Pune on January 27. The Cyber Forensics Wing of the State Forensic Sciences Laboratory has used special legally authenticated software to analyse the surveillance camera image of the intruder. The SFSL would soon state in court whether the image was that of the accused or not.