Bombay High Court orders immediate release of juvenile rape convict who spent 19 years in jail

The convict, who was found to have been around 16 years old at the time of the crime, had spent around 19 years in prison before the Court ordered his release.

The Bombay High Court recently ordered immediate release of a rape convict who had spent around 19 years in jail before it was discovered that he had been a juvenile when the offence was committed [Pintu Chauhan v. State of Maharashtra].

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