23 years after murder, Supreme Court acquits woman who was juvenile at the time of offence

A bench of Justices Abhay S Oka and Ujjal Bhuyan noted that on the date of occurrence of the event, the appellant Pramila was a juvenile and should have been dealt with under Section 21 of the Juvenile Justice Act.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently acquitted an accused in a murder case from 2000 after finding that she was below 18 years of age at the time of the incident [Pramila vs State of Chhattisgarh].

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