Pramila vs State Of Chhattisgarh 2024 INSC 50 – Juvenility Plea – Murder Conviction Set Aside

Summary : Woman concurrently convicted in a murder case of the year 2000 – Juvenility claim accepted and appeal allowed – on the date on which the incident constituting the offence took place, the age of the appellant was less than 18 years – The maximum action which could have been taken against the appellant was of sending her to a special home – As the appellant has undergone incarceration for a period of more than eight years, no purpose will be served by sending the appellant before the Juvenile Justice Board.

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