Do we need amendments in juvenile laws too?Delhi

Do we need amendments in juvenile laws too?

Delhi gang-rape: 17 year old Juvenile might escape justice

A day after the Delhi Police filed a chargesheet against five adult accused, questions are being asked about the fate of the sixth accused, a juvenile, who may escape tough punishment – as per juvenile laws he can be kept in a reform facility for not more than three years.

However, the teen – 17 years and six months old as per school records – is said to be the most brutal in the gang of the six men who raped the 23-year-old girl on December 16. He, along with driver Ram Singh, had engaged in most barbarism, reports said.

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