Jailed as juvenile, man awarded Rs.5 lakh compensation

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 The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Delhi government to pay a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to a man who was jailed for eight years despite being a juvenile when he committed a murder. According to law, juveniles cannot be punished for more than three years. Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice G.P Mittal said:… Read more »