Watch: Is Lowering the Juvenile Age Limit a Magic Bullet?

PUBLISHED ON: August 7, 2014 | Duration: 54 min, 38 sec

  
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The Cabinet has proposed amendments to Juvenile Justice Act which includes lowering the juvenile age to 16 so that those in the 16-18 age group can be tried as adults in cases of heinous crimes. The United Nations has slammed government's move calling it "a real step back." On The Buck Stops Here we debate: is lowering the juvenile age limit a magic bullet? And will political parties support government's move to amend Juvenile Justice Act in Parliament?
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