December 16 gangrape 'juvenile' to be released: HC

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New Delhi, Dec 18: The Delhi High Court on Friday said the December 16, 2012, Delhi gang-rape "juvenile" convict's stay can't be extended in an observation home.

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath said the convict, who was found to be a juvenile at the time of the crime, cannot be kept at the observation home beyond December 20, the date he was set to be released.

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"There can't be any direction to extend the stay beyond December 20," said the bench.

IANS

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