As a Senior Forensic Medical Examiner in independent practice Dr Ranu provides services to the Metropolitan Police and other constabularies. A Registered Medical Practitioner with over 20 years working experience in the UK, his higher clinical forensic training and, working experience that renders him capable of expressing an opinion on the subject of injury interpretation and sexual offence cases including child sexual assault and child rape.
Dr Ranu undertakes regular work as an expert witness for the prosecution, defence and regulatory bodies in cases concerning the interpretation of injuries, in cases of assault, wounding from knife injuries and blunt force trauma.
Expert interpretation includes consideration of ageing of bruising and evaluation of the consistency of injuries with the reported mechanism of injury, including consideration of the likelihood of self-inflicted injury.
With experience in the care of individuals suspected of involvement in terrorism related offences. Dr Ranu also regularly prepares expert medical reports for the immigration courts, after examining individuals alleging having been subjected to torture and other forms of ill treatment.
He also advises police in the custody setting on medical conditions that can account for failure to provide evidential specimens of breath, blood or urine. Including the assessment of needle phobia.
Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence (Clinical) in January 2008 which is a well-recognised postgraduate qualification in Clinical Forensic Medicine. Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate by examination, (Criminal Law) 2015.