Man in jail for 17 years ordered to be released by Supreme Court after JJB finds he was juvenile at the time of offence

Instead of sending the applicant to a special home for 3 years as per the Juvenile Justice Act 2000, the Court released the accused given the time he already spent behind bars.
Man in jail for 17 years ordered to be released by Supreme Court after JJB finds he was juvenile at the time of offence
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered immediate release of a person who was incarcerated in jail for more than 17 years after the Juvenile Justice Board confirmed that he was a minor at the time of the offence

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