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Children housed at Borstals meant for prisoners over 18
Mumbai Mirror

Children housed at Borstals meant for prisoners over 18

For the past year, the two Shakti Mills convicts have been held at a facility in Nashik which is run like a prison. This is in clear violation of the Juvenile Justice Act. A State Transport bus stand on a busy street in Nashik is the only marker ... Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago

Why Maneka Gandhi left out prison and jail in her speech about the JJ Act and used borstal school instead

By Asha Mukundan India as a signatory of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has a mandate to protect all children. This includes victims and offenders. The government does not have the liberty to ask, "Will we protect victims or rapist? It ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago Why Maneka Gandhi left out ‘prison’ and ‘jail’ in her speech about the JJ Act and used ‘borstal school’ instead  First Post.com3 weeks ago
East African Standard

Congestion contributes to rape in prisons, says Senate

Nominated senators Zipporah Kitonyi (left) and Fatuma Adan Dullo, members of the Senate Committee on Prisons and Borstals Institutions, join inmates for a dance at the Shimo La Tewa Prison during a tour. [PHOTO: GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD] ...
 East African Standard1 month ago Serial child murderer Robert Black dies in prison  Sunday World Ireland1 month ago Prison Ration Budget Shortfall: Dambazzau Moves To Avert Crisis  Leadership5 days ago Former prisoner with 411 marks appeals for fees  East African Standard1 month ago

Abuse exposed at G4S-run borstal

7 staff suspended after Panorama reports youngsters were punched and slapped PRIVATE prison operator G4S suspended seven members of staff at a facility for young offenders yesterday amid allegations of abuse and mistreatment. Staff reportedly ...
 Morning Star Online1 month ago

Sport is imperative tool for character reformation

Controller of Prisons and Principal of Borstal Training Institution in Kaduna State, Dr. (Mrs.) Dora E. Ofobrukweta, has said that sports and other recreational activities are imperative tools for reforming character among young people. ...
 Daily Trust Nigera1 month ago Nigeria: 'Sport Is Imperative Tool for Character Reformation'  AllAfrica.com1 month ago
The Hindu

DIG takes charge

K. Jayabharathi has taken charge as the Deputy Inspector General, Prisons, Tiruchi Range. This is the first time that Tiruchi Range has got a woman officer of the Prisons Department as DIG. Ms. Jayabharathi was earlier Superintendent, Special ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Hindustan Times

36 borstals to be created for new juvenile convicts

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, Dec. 27 -- With Parliament approving a more stringent juvenile justice bill that allows 16-to18-year-olds accused of heinous crimes such as rape and ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago Rehab in focus: 36 observation homes to be built for juvenile convicts  Hindustan Times1 month ago

Administration of juvenile criminal justice in Nigeria; a stunted growth?

Over congestion is not foreign to the prison system in Nigeria. In fact, it has been established over the years that prisons across Nigeria are over bloated with inmates. The situation of Nigerian prisons is compounded by the holding charge system ...
 Nigerian Tribune1 month ago Inside Nigeria's Prisons  Daily Trust Nigera1 month ago Inside Nigeria's Prisons By Sonala Olumhense  Sahara Reporters1 month ago

Puzhal central prison was safest place during floods

CHENNAI: If a dry living area, regular supply of food and a peaceful atmosphere instead of screams for help are yardsticks of a good life, then the 3,100 people in Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai were better off than most residents of even posh ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Child killer dies in prison just days before being charged with 1978 murder of school girl Genette Tate

Genette Tate's bicycle lies abandoned in the spot from which she was snatched in 1978. When her friends discovered the bicycle, its back wheel was still spinning. Back in the late Seventies, Genette Tate's name dominated the headlines in the ...
 Sott.net3 weeks ago
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