Sikander Mahto Vs. Tunna @ Tunnu Mian @ Tunna Mian @ @ Mobin Ansari & Anr.
Juvenile – Determination of age
Criminal Appeal No.511 of 2014 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (Crl) No. 9028 of 2011)-Decided on 27-2-2014.
it is evident that the first respondent had enrolled himself in the said school on 08.01.1996 and his date of birth is recorded in the admission register as 28.11.1985. The relevant records placed before this Court by the Principals of the two schools pursuant to the order dated 27.01.2014 therefore indicates that the claim of the first respondent to be a juvenile remains unsubstantiated and, in fact, the records of the school where he was enrolled would indicate that his date of birth is 28.11.1985. Properly calculated with reference to the date of the alleged crime, the first respondent was aged about 21 years on the relevant date and therefore he was not a juvenile…read more