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Technical Branch

Role Charter of Duty

FIA Technical Branch was set up in 1975. The Branch is providing scientific assistance to various units of the F.I.A.NAB, Islamabad, AJK Police and Railway Police, Federal Government Departments, Banks and Financial Institutions and (on special request) Provincial Police Departments. Three sections of the Branch are Questioned Documents section , Fingerprint section and Chemical Analysis section.

Job specification

Questioned Documents:

  • Determination of genuineness / authorship of signatures and writings
  • Determination of the presence of erasures, alterations, additions, substitutions in writings and figures whether handwritten, typed or printed.
  • Determination of original figures and writings whether handwritten, printed or typed.
  • Determination of false additions, replacements, removals in the leaves of books, registers, files etc.
  • Determination of artificial ageing of documents.
  • Determination of removal, replacement, affixation etc of revenue stamps on various types of documents.
  • Determination of counterfeit documents / currency notes / prize bonds / financial instruments etc.
  • Determination of alterations in passports / visas etc.
  • Determination of the type and quality of ink and comparison by two or more specimens to find out if they are of common origin or otherwise.

Fingerprint

  • Examination of fingerprints on documents.
  • Development of latent fingerprints and their identification.
  • Examination of crime scene for development and lifting of fingerprints.
  • Examination of foot and palm prints.
  • Collection and maintenance of classified fingerprint record of convicts.
  • Training of proficient.
  • Maintaining hard copy data base of 10-Print & Palm Print cards.

Chemical Testing

  • Examination of Engine / Chassis numbers of suspected vehicles and weapons.
  • Determination of cut and welding of metallic sheets / plates.

AUTOMATED FINGER PRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (A.F.I.S)

FIA has collected 4,48,985 finger prints from Law enforcement agencies all over the country on newly designed fingerprint cards which has been fed in the main server installed at FIA Hqrs Islamabad. At present fifty two Remote Terminals are functioning which are scanning the Finger Prints of accused persons, building up the record within the computers and transmitting it to the main server.

RECEIPT OF COMPLETED 10-PRINT CARDS

S.noAREAS.NOSTotal
1 PUNJAB POLICE 371885
2 SINDH POLICE 36607
3 KPK POLICE 19897
4 BALOCHISTAN POLICE 1603
5 ICT POLICE 7077
6 AJK POLICE 351
7 FIA 11555
8 NORTHERN AREAS POLICE 10
 Total4،48،985

PERFORMANCE

Performance of Technical Wing from 2012 to 31-03-2014

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