Gravity of alleged crime not ground to reject bail of juvenile accused: Allahabad High Court

The Court observed that the gravity of an offence is not a ground mentioned under Section 12 of the Juvenile Justice Act, which deals with the grant of bail to children in conflict with the law.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently observed that the gravity of an alleged crime is not a ground under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (JJ Act) to deny bail to a juvenile accused of committing a criminal offence [X-Juvenile v. State of Uttar Pradesh and Another].

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