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The Bengali behind modern forensic science

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This is the tale of a man from Khulna who opened the door to modern forensic science.

An ingenious method of identifying criminals using their fingerprints was, called the Henry Classification System first introduced in British India in 1899. This system is now the basis on which modern forensic science stands.

Although named after Sir Edward Henry, this system could work because of the mathematics cracked by two Bengalis. And one of them was Khan Bahadur Qazi Azizul Haque from Khulna.

Thanks to the math of a man from Khulna, the world can now identify criminals using their fingerprints. Here’s his story.