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Kathua Rape Case: All eight accused pleads for Narco Analysis Test; here's what this brain mapping test is all about?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 April 2018, 11:57 IST

The Kathua rape case has filled the country with anger and agony. No one could hold themselves to protest against such brutal act by the culprits involved in the case. Either it is a common man or celebrities all have been outraged by this incident.

Recently, Bollywood celebrities have shared their picture on the social media site and holding placards that read… “I am Hindustan. I am Ashamed. The campaign was titled as #JusticeForOurChild.. From Kareena Kapoor to Swara Bhaskar all have shared their pic. However, many of them trolled for this on social media.

Stand for humanity. Stand for what's right.

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Talking about the eight accused of the 8-year-old girl rape case, they all are pleading that they are not guilty of charges. All alleged culprits also asked the court to produce their Narco Analysis test.

Well, many of you might not have heard about this test or might be don’t know what it is? Therefore, let’s us to inform you about the test for which rape case accused are pleading for:

Narco Analysis Test:

It is a kind of psychological test to monitor the patient. A drug named as sodium pentothal is given to the patient with slow IV (An IV infusion is a controlled administration of medication into your bloodstream over time). During the test, the patient will get break down and the original personality of the patient severs the association with his consciousness.

This is done because in the state of unconsciousness, the patient can be suppressed down and information can be extracted from him that he doesn’t want to reveal to other. The patient will effortlessly express all the truth that he is hiding with others during the sub-conscious mind.

Therefore, Narco Analysis test always finds helpful during the criminal cases as it extracts the all hidden information from the accused. It is also a kind of a dissociative test.

During this test, the patient’s blood pressure, pulse or ECG will be monitored constantly. As soon the patient injected with the sodium pentothal, he started reacting within minutes of medication. The use of sodium pentothal sometimes sedates the patient and puts them to sleep. But it is mandatory to maintain the level of consciousness and keep the patient in a drowsy state.

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First published: 18 April 2018, 11:05 IST