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1. How are identification parades conducted?

A senior officer of the police (Chief Inspector or above) who is not involved in the investigation of the matter shall conduct the ID parade. The suspect, along with 8 actors that roughly resemble the suspect (e.g. in terms of age, height, ethnicity, etc.), will be placed in a one-way viewer room. Then, the witness should make every effort to identify the suspect with due consideration and certainty. The witness can also request the actors and the suspect to have words and phrases uttered for voice identification. Note that the witness will neither contact nor see any of them in any way prior to the ID parade, and the officer shall not make any suggestion or implication of the suspect’s identity to the witness. The process of ID parades is usually video recorded, and the suspect has the right to have a legal representation present at the parade.