“JURM JEET GAYA, HUM HAAR GAYE (CRIME HAS WON, WE HAVE LOST).” Mother of the gang-rape vic­tim

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE -

PAR­ENTS DIS­AP­POINTED

Par­ents of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape vic­tim said they were very dis­ap­pointed as “de­spite all our ef­forts for three years, the gov­ern­ment and courts have re­leased a crim­i­nal”

WHAT DELHI HC SAID

“The max­i­mum stay that can be di­rected in the spe­cial home... is three years and as the [ ju­ve­nile con­vict] would be com­plet­ing the pe­riod of three years by De­cem­ber 20, there can­not be any di­rec­tion to con­tinue his stay [there].”

AF­TER THE RELEASE

The con­vict is re­quired to be un­der the con­stant watch of a child wel­fare of­fi­cer for two years. He would be handed over ei­ther to his par­ents or a close guardian.

FILE PHOTO

The con­vict (face cov­ered) was sen­tenced to 3 yrs in a spe­cial home as he was a ju­ve­nile at time of the in­ci­dent.

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