Cabinet okays bill seeking to try minors as adults for big crimes

The cabinet on Wednesday approved the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 that proposes treating minors older than 16 years as adults if charged with serious crimes such as rape. However, they would not be sentenced to life or death if found guilty.

Aug 07, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link