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Juvenile Justice Board


Mumbai: Minor who faced trial as adult cleared of rape, extortion charges by Juvenile Justice Board

August 17, 2019 5:43 pm

The incident came to light when the minor’s mother read a message from the juvenile and asked her daughter about it. Subsequently, an FIR was filed against the minor for rape, extortion and under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

Student kills classmate in Tamil Nadu school: cops

July 31, 2019 12:45 am

The incident happened at a residential public school in Kodaikanal around 9 pm on Monday night.

Explained: When a juvenile is tried as an adult, when not

July 22, 2019 8:47 am

The Juvenile Justice Act of 2000 was amended in 2015 with a provision allowing for Children in Conflict with Law (CCL) to be tried as adults under certain circumstances.

Delhi: Court upholds JJB’s order to send minors to observation home

November 23, 2018 6:11 am

According to court records, the JJB on August 28, 2018, sent the two children in ‘conflict with the law’ to protective custody at an observation home for six months for their “proper rehabilitation”.

Gurgaon school murder: Juvenile’s bail plea rejected

October 31, 2018 1:45 am

The bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court had also directed that a fresh assessment be done by the JJB to determine whether the accused should be tried as an adult or not.

Gurgaon school murder: CBI has no infra to probe cases involving minors, says High Court

October 23, 2018 12:59 am

The CBI had earlier admitted before the Board and the court of Additional Sessions Judge that it does not have officers specially trained to undertake investigation involving children, the single bench noted in the judgment.

Delhi Court says accused in 2013 rape case a major, to face prosecution

September 08, 2018 3:34 am

Earlier, the mother of the alleged victim had moved the High Court against the trial court order, which had declared him a minor.

Bombay High Court quashes 20-year jail term of juvenile in gangrape case

July 29, 2018 3:04 am

The Bombay High Court on Friday quashed and set aside the conviction order of a trial court imposing 20 years of imprisonment on a juvenile accused in a gangrape case.

Ghaziabad madrassa rape case: Accused to be tried as adult, says Juvenile Justice Board

May 02, 2018 6:50 pm

The decision comes after the bone ossification test report, that was submitted to the board on Tuesday, indicated he was not a juvenile.

Court sets aside Juvenile Justice Board order to try juvenile as adult

November 11, 2017 3:59 am

The 17-year old was apprehended along with his 21-year old brother in 2016 for allegedly attacking Vilas Shinde fatally. The constable, who was on duty, had stopped the minor for riding a bike despite being underage, police claimed.