Charge adults who push minors into crime

Recently Juvenile Justice Board discovered about existence of an organized gang named as ‘’Thak Thak gang’’ which use minors for crime. The gang which operates through children- instruct them how to steal. Thefts of valuable articles like laptops, mobile, from the cars by distracting the attention of passengers.

Advocate Bhupesh Chandra Samad from the Human Rights Law Network was directed by Juvenile Board to study the issue and report the same. The report stated that several juveniles who were being produced before it were actually being used by some organized gangs. Keeping this in mind Principal Magistrate of Juvenile Justice board has issued order to special Juvenile Police Unit of Delhi to widen their area of probe to ensure that adults who introduce minors to a life of crime are also charged. She added that Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act (MCOCA) should be invoked against gangs pushing children into illegal activities.


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