In his submission that gave a shot in the arm to the prosecution in the rape case, Dr B K Mahapatra, senior scientific officer of CBI's Central Forensic Lab, said "DNA profiling generated from blood recovered from the car, forwarded to our laboratory, was found to be matching with the complainant (victim)."
    
Mahapatra said he had conducted the forensic examination of the samples which included blood, saliva, nail clipping, semen of the accused, vaginal swab of the victim, collected by the doctors during their medical examination.
    
The expert deposed before Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that he had inspected the Swift Dzire car in which the alleged incident had taken place on the night of December 5, 2014, and had lifted samples for DNA tests.
    
Special Public Prosecutor Atul Shrivastava said the expert has supported the prosecution version and the scientific reports, including DNA analysis, have together strengthened the case.
    
During the hearing, the forensic expert also deposed that several samples have not matched with the DNA profiling of 32 -year-old driver Shiv Kumar Yadav.
    
The expert's statement remained inconclusive and his cross-examination by the defence counsel would continue on Thursday.
    
The court also recorded statements of two officials of Uttar Pradesh Police.
    
The court had earlier recorded statements of 23 witnesses including the victim who had identified Yadav as the one who had raped her when she was returning home in west Delhi's Inderlok.

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