In the Delhi rape case a new twist has come to light. It now transpires that the sixth victim in this case is a minor and thus cannot be convicted.The tragedy is he was the most devilish of all those devils.He was most violent in this unfortunate incident. In an important
development in the Delhi gang-rape case, the Juvenile Justice Board on
Monday ruled that the sixth accused in the December16 incident is a
The Juvenile Board has said that the accused is a juvenile according to the birth certificate submitted by the Principal of the school. He will become a major in June 2013.According to Juvenile Board rules, an accused can be sentenced for three years, if convictedd. The petitioners are believed to have petitioned to the Hon'ble Court to pronounce death sentence to the accused.It is frightening to think that after he becomes a major he will indulge in such heinous crimes with a vengeance.
The Central and State Govts have agreed to reduce the age of attaining majority from 18 to 16 years But this will be effective only from the date when the order to this effect is issued and not with retrospective effect. Lets hope that this not the end for punishing this rascal.