Forensic Medicine

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Dr. Tariq Azhar
Assistant Professor & Head of Department

It is that branch of medicine which deals with the application of knowledge & principles of medicine for the purposes of law both civil and criminal. Practically it is mainly related with the cases of physical assaults and postmortem examinations including the cases of poisonings whether homicidal, accidental or suicidal. The medicologal certificates (MLCs) and reports of postmortem are extremely important documents for the law courts and law enforcing agencies for the administration of justice in the society.