(TELEGRAPH) — Belgium needs a universal DNA database to fight crime with samples to be taken from every newborn baby or foreigner who enters the country, a senior Belgian justice official has said.
Yves Liegeois, Antwerp's Attorney General, has called for the new database to be created as a tool for police and prosecutors investigating crimes.
"I suggest collecting DNA samples from every baby that's being born and from everyone that enters the country. This would be a big step forward in the battle against crime," he said.
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