The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), Ambedkar Nagar, in October 2017, had declared the convict, Sangram, a juvenile, but while deciding the appeal finally on October 11, 2018, the HC did not consider this fact
Siddhi Prasad Deuri, a retired doctor of the Assam Medical College and Hospital, had, in an inebriated state, allegedly poured hot water on the boy as he was sleeping in his house.
A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana asked the committee to place its report as expeditiously as possible and posted the hearing for December 3.
The report said these juveniles were detained under the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act and kept at observation homes.
The accused student allegedly killed a seven-year-old student in a private school in Gurugram in September last year.
The boy named Suraj killed the three in the wee hours of the Wednesday morning, using a kitchen knife at their Kishangarh home.
The person who is believed to have opened the fire is the son of a local JD(U) leader, according to the police.
Against this backdrop, the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2018, was introduced by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi.
The accused, who was initially suspected to be a 17-year-old, will be tried as an adult.
The Juvenile Justice Board, Gurugram transferred the case to District And Sessions Court. The hearing for which will begin from December 22.
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