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December 16 gangrape ‘juvenile’ to be released: HC

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.

“There can’t be any direction to extend the stay beyond December 20,” said the bench.

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