Juvenile Law, Adult Crimes: Is the new juvenile law deterrent enough to stop the spate of crimes by the minor criminals. Is lowering the age from 18 to16 years a solution to the issue of juvenile crimes? Should the juvenile criminals be judged on their age or mental capacity to commit a crime?
While the nation is in shock by the gruesome murder of Dr Pankaj Narang at the hands of minor culprits, Cover Story discusses the complex issue of juvenile crimes, justice and punishment vs reformation.
With expert voices of former Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta, Supreme Court lawyer and counsel to Nirbhaya’s family, Dr Aman Hingorani and columnist Namita Bhandare, this is a nuanced discussion on the issue
plaguing our society.