ANCA using juveniles to smuggle arms

The newly floated militant organisation, Achik National Cooperation Army (ANCA), is using juveniles to smuggle arms and terrorise people in the Garo Hills region, a senior police official said on Friday.

Two minor girls sexually assaulted by juveniles in Delhi

Two minor girls have allegedly been sexually assaulted by juveniles in two separate incidents in the national capital in the last 24 hours, police said on Friday.

Joint CP appointed as nodal officer: Police to HC on juvenile homes

Delhi police has appointed a nodal officer of the rank of Joint Commissioner to the Department of Women and Child Development to hold meetings with its Secretary on issues related to juvenile homes.

Caught on camera: Juveniles murder youth in Delhi

On a day when the Union Cabinet approved lowering of age of juveniles from 18 to 16 years for prosecution in criminal, a ghastly murder came to light in Delhi involving teenagers.

Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft approved by Law Ministry

The Law Ministry on Friday approved the Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft moving closer to bringing an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act.

Treat juveniles accused of rape on par with adults: Maneka Gandhi

Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday favoured treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders.

Juvenile Justice Board to decide on `Juveniles` above 16 years

In a significant move, Government has decided to revise the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 in a bid to address concerns regarding the implementation of the Act.

Consensus on juvenile home safety: Delhi govt, police to HC

The city government and the police on Monday informed the Delhi High Court that they have arrived at a consensus on setting up of a special unit to tackle emergent and other safety and security issues in observation homes housing juveniles.

DMs, lawyers not complying with norms on juveniles: HC

Delhi High Court Wednesday observed that its directions to eliminate incarceration of minors into jails was not being complied by district magistrates and lawyers and called for a check and balance system.

HC, NHRC flay Delhi govt over rioting at juvenile home

Delhi government on Friday received stern reprimands from high court and the National Human Rights Commission over the recent case of violence and vandalism at a juvenile home here with both calling for better supervision of such shelters to prevent a repeat of such incidents.

Five juveniles, who escaped last month, murder woman in Delhi

The Delhi Police’s Crime Branch has arrested five suspects in connection with the murder of a woman in East Delhi.

Two juveniles among three held for robbery

Three persons including two juveniles were arrested in connection with a robbery incident here, police said on Monday.

UP Police to set up special cells for juveniles

Uttar Pradesh Police will soon constitute special cells for juveniles in all districts of the state, an official said on Wednesday.

Two juveniles beat a boy to death, held

Two juveniles beat a 15-year-old Class 9 student to death following a fight after their bicycles collided, police said Tuesday. The suspected attackers have been taken into custody.

Tirath for stringent punishment for juveniles involved in rape, murder

Krishna Tirath said she is not in favour reduction of age of juveniles from 18 to 16 years.

Two juveniles held for sodomy and murder of 4-yr-old boy Muzaffarnagar

Two juveniles have been held for allegedly sodomising and murdering a four-year-old boy at Tuglakpur village here, police said on Monday.

Delhi court upholds JJB`s order rejecting drug peddler`s juvenility

A Delhi court has upheld the order of Juvenile Justice Board to discard the dubious school records of a youth, arrested for allegedly selling drugs, and decide his claim of juvenility on the basis of medical examination.

May consider tougher laws for juveniles: Tirath

The government might consider amending existing laws to make them tougher for juveniles who commit heinous crimes repeatedly, a minister said Tuesday.

No plan to reduce age of juveniles: Govt

Government has no plan to reduce the age of juveniles under the Juvenile Justice Act, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath informed the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

Lowering age for juvenile offenders wrong: Lawyers

As the chorus grows for reducing upper age limit for juveniles under the criminal justice system, lawyers and activists have rejected the proposal.