IJCRR - vol 05 issue 13, July, 2013
ROLE OF LIP PRINT IN PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION
Author: Neeraj Gupta, Prerna Gupta, D.I. Ingale, Chandrashekhar Bhuyyar, U.C. Nuchhi, S. R. Hibare
The lip prints are the normal lines and fissures in the zone of transition of human lip between mucosa and the skin. They are identifiable as early as the sixth week of intrauterine life. They are permanent, unchangeable even after death, and unique to each person except in monozygotic twins. The analysis of fingerprints and bite marks are used to establish identity of an individual in the court of law same way lip print has also been considered to establish the identity of an individual especially in sexual assault cases. The present study is being carried out to identify different types of lip prints, their relation with gender and to see their uniqueness. Lip prints were obtained from 1st year medical students in the age group between 18 – 25 years. The lip prints were taken by applying lipstick and prints taken on bond paper. Prints were studied with the help of a magnifying lens by applying Suzuki’s classification. The result and its implication will be discussed in the presentation.
Keywords: lip prints, personal identification, Suzuki’s classification.
Neeraj Gupta, Prerna Gupta, D.I. Ingale, Chandrashekhar Bhuyyar, U.C. Nuchhi, S. R. Hibare. ROLE OF LIP PRINT IN PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION International Journal of Current Research and Review. vol 05 issue 13, July, 25-28
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