Juvenile crime

Juvenile crime News

Spurt in crime by juveniles: 9 cases last Jan, 17 this Jan in Chandigarh

The Juvenile Justice Board recently held guilty two juveniles of committing unnatural offence in a case dating back to November 2015.

Juvenile ‘kills’ again- Held for murder, juvenile wants to practice dance at observation home

The minor was apprehended from his residence in Faridabad on February 3 for allegedly robbing and killing a 68-year-old woman in south Delhi’s Lodhi Colony. He has been booked for the murder.


Juvenile ‘kills’ again: Was a dutiful ward, quiet and subdued at correctional home, say police

The juvenile has come back to same correctional home from where he had been released two months ago, after he allegedly murdered an elderly woman at her Lodhi colony home last week.

Mother of girl accused with him in first ‘killing’ scared

The mother says she occasionally meets the boy’s family in court. She adds, “Last time when I met the family, the boy’s father said he is keeping tabs on his son,” she says.

Juvenile who ‘killed’ 5 months ago, kills again: Police took two days to suspect foul play

While money and phones were missing from the house, the jewelry on the body was intact, said a police officer.

Juvenile offenders: State faces quandary with two overlapping rehabilitation laws

Currently, there are two laws—the Juvenile Justice Act, amended in 2006, and the Bombay Borstal School (BBS) Act of 1920—that overlap when it comes to deciding sentences for offenders between 16 and 18 years of age.


Juvenile arrested for molesting foreigner in hotel room

The woman filed an FIR and subsequently, the boy was remanded to judicial custody till March 19.

2 juveniles held, mobile racket busted

The duo admitted involvement in several cases of robbery and theft of mobile handsets, the Inspector in-charge said.

Juvenile held for throwing acid on friend

Police, however, are not yet sure if the content in the bottle was acid.