Juvenile should be Treated and Tried as Adults in Rape Cases

  • Rachna Jain
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  • Rachna Jain

    student at Thakur Ramnarayan College Of Law, Mumbai, India

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Juvenile committing crimes is a serious offence and it is detrimental for the social order in any country. There is a recent increase in trend of juvenile crimes world-wide, with more and more involvement of the youth in violent crimes. India shows similar trends of increasing rate of violent crimes committed by the juveniles. It is a very serious issue in front of the nation and need of strong solutions to end the problem. Indian legal system and judiciary has responded to these trends and has brought some amendments in the laws pertaining to juvenile justice in India. The analysis of statistical data available at official sites indicates increasing involvement of the juveniles in heinous crimes. To contain the problem of juvenile crime in India, the Act has been amended and now trial of juveniles involved in heinous crimes is held as adults.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 1830 - 1834

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.113950

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