In a first, a teenager, who allegedly ran over a 32-year-old marketing executive while driving his father’s Mercedes, will now face trial as an adult after the Juvenile Justice Board on Saturday said the offence allegedly committed by him was ‘heinous’. The presiding officer of the JJB passed the order on the application of Delhi Police which had sought transfer of the case to trial court to try as adult the accused who turned adult just four days after the April 4 incident. Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
No child between 16 and 18 years of age in conflict with law will be handcuffed or sent to jail or lockup, according to the draft rules of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 that was released on Wednesday. The rules that were released by Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi prescribe detailed child friendly procedures for police, Juvenile Justice Board and Children’s court to deal with children in conflict with law. According to the draft rules, proper medical and legal aid will be ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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