The Kerala High Court directed the release of two children from Delhi who were sent to a shelter home on the grounds that they were being forced into child labour by selling articles on the streets. It brings focus on the interpretation of the law by various agencies.
A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Misc Bail Application filed by Mohd Sajid allowed the bail application of the student who was in jail in the violence after Friday namaz in Atala on 10 June 2022.
Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Revision filed by Kalim observed that the lower court cannot be faulted for depending upon the medical/ radiological age of the juvenile and declaring him as an adult on the basis of the evidence available in the facts and circumstance of the case.
In very simple words, juvenile delinquency is the participation in illegal activities by minors. A juvenile delinquent is a person who is typically under the age of 18 and commits an act that otherwise would have been charged and tried as adults.
A Delhi Court yesterday disposed of a plea filed by Naveen Kumar Jindal, BJP Spokesperson against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly disclosing the identity of a 9-year-old minor rape victim who was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in Delhi Cantonment area.
The new Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021, is a progressive legislation. The key changes brought to the juvenile laws reinforce the protection of children and also streamline the adoption system for juveniles.