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The SC has declared a juvenile accused of a heinous crime has the right to be released on bail if the trial does not conclude in six months, clarifying that said period begins from the date of arrest.
A child protection court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment and a total fine of Rs. 130,000 to a juvenile convicted of raping and murdering a four-year-old girl in Mardan in 2018. The judge observed that the maximum penalty of death could not be given under the Juvenile Justice System Act 2018