In a new twist to the double murder of artist Hema Upadhyay and her lawyer, it has swell that one of the accused is a minor. This has come to light over three weeks after he was arrested and held as an adult, with his family presenting documents to prove he is 16 years old, and not 19, as the police believed. With these documents, the teenager’s lawyer will now ask the authorities to move him to a juvenile home.
The boy’s cousin, “it is now a little. So, the law gives the teenagers should get all the protection that is confirmed, with these documents.” Told this reporter
Now the family has produced several documents – based cards, high school marksheet, school leaving certificate and character (mid-day copies) – a three-month low of 17, makes him, was born on 10 April 1999 .
Juvenile offenders under 18 accused should be charged under criminal law. However, this double murder accused juvenile was charged under the Indian Penal Code.
Teen age and can affect them more vulnerable, are not to be held in regular prisons.
The boy’s attorney, Khurshid Ansari, the first is currently being held in Thane jail where accused President is planning to write. Ansari rather than a juvenile correction center that will demand to be taken charge, and the boy in the first place was held in jail all this time asking for an explanation as to why. Kandivli police, on the other hand, he said he told them that he, as an adult, she did not know what a modest claim. Senior Police Inspector Mukund Pawar Kandivli police station “Nobody has informed us that he is a minor. According to our information, he is 19 years old.
If dissatisfied with the response of the authorities, then holding Ansari and violation of the right of an adult charged as a juvenile, family rights commission might approach indicated support.