SC agrees to re-examine Juvenile Justice Act, AG to assist court in review

Anti-Delhi gangrape protests

The Supreme Court has decided to review the definition of Juvenile in the Juvenile Justice Act.

The SC’s move comes in the wake of the Delhi gangrape, where one of the main accused happens to be a minor. The minor was allegedly the most brutal and active during the horrific gangrape which claimed the victim’s life.

The Apex Court’s move came after a plea was filed asking for review of the age limit used to defione juveniles.

The Attorney General will assist the court in reviewing the Juvenile Act.


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