Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

In an interesting case from Delhi, parents of some kindergarten children have lodged FIR against a school stating that their children were locked up in the basement because they failed to pay the fee on time. The FIR was lodged under the section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act (JJ Act), punishment for cruelty to […]

Muzaffarpur Shelter rapes: NCW for speedy trail

Muzaffarpur Shelter rapes: NCW for speedy trail

Patna: “Culprits are culprits. They have no political affiliation. They are criminals in the eyes of law. And the Muzaffarpur incident is no exception,” National Commission for Women (NCW) member Sushma Sahu has told local media that those found guilty of sexual abuse of girls in the Muzaffarpur short stay home case would not be spared […]

Since JJ Act says Juvenile cannot be arrested, no anticipatory bail

Since JJ Act says Juvenile cannot be arrested, no anticipatory bail

Chennai: The Madras High Court has ruled that a juvenile accused of committing a crime cannot be arrested and this legal position obviates the need for them to seek anticipatory bail. The ruling was given by a division bench of justices S Nagamuthu and Anita Sumanth, which had been tasked by the then Chief Justice […]