Leniency under Juvenile Justice Act emboldening Juveniles to commit heinous crimes: Supreme Court in Kathua rape case

The rising rate of juvenile delinquency in India is a matter of concern and requires immediate attention, the bench said.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

Leniency afforded to juveniles under the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 is emboldening many juveniles to indulge in heinous crimes, the Supreme Court observed on Wednesday [UT of Jammu & Kashmir and ors vs Shubham Sangra].

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