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Delhi Police seek legal opinion on juvenile board’s ruling in gang rape case


The Delhi Police are seeking legal opinion on the ruling of the Juvenile Justice Board that the sixth accused in the gang-rape case is a “juvenile”.

A decision on whether to go in for an appeal is expected to be taken soon.


SC refuses to shift trial in gangrape case


The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking transfer of the Delhi gang rape case trial to a place outside the national Capital.

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir rejected the plea on the basis of a trial court report that said advocate ML Sharma, who 


Delhi gang-rape accused divided phones and cash from victims, say prosecutors

The men accused of raping and killing a 23-year-old student and assaulting her male friend divided phones, money and even shoes taken from their victims after dumping the pair by a roadside, a Delhi court will hear this week.


Delhi gang-rape: President approves death penalty in some rape cases

India's president on Sunday approved harsher punishments for rapists, including the death penalty, after a brutal gang-rape in New Delhi sparked national outrage and triggered demands for tougher laws.


SC to examine definition of 'juvenile' in justice act

The Supreme Court has decided to examine the constitutional validity of the definition of 'juvenile' in the Juvenile Justice Act which treats a person as a minor till he is 18 years of age.

The issue assumes significance in the wake of the brutal gangrape and assault of a 23-year-old in Delhi on December 16 in a moving bus that shook the conscience of the nation. The victim died in a Singapore hospital on December 29. One of the six accused in the case is a juvenile.