Accused of murder challenges JJB’s order to be tried as an adult Gurgaon news | Tech Reddy

Accused of murder challenges JJB’s order to be tried as an adult  Gurgaon news

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GURGAON: The youth accused of murdering a Class 2 student of 2017 on the campus of a private school in the city was challenged in a sessions court on Saturday. Juvenile Justice BoardOrder to stand trial as adult.
While hearing the plea of ​​the juvenile accused on Saturday, the court directed the CBI – the agency investigating the case – to submit its reply within the next two days and fixed November 23 as the next date of hearing.
On October 17, the JJB passed orders that the juvenile accused, now 21, be treated as an adult in the trial. The accused, who was taken into custody in 2017, left last month after the Supreme Court granted him interim bail on October 20.
On October 31, District and Sessions Judge Surya Pratap Singh assigned the trial of the case to the court of Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Singhal. Kishore sought time to challenge the JJB order through his lawyer Vishal Gupta.
Sushil Tekriwal, who represented the victim’s father in the court on Saturday, said that they have already filed a plea to expedite the trial along with the Supreme Court’s observation while granting interim bail to the juvenile. “The court gave a date in short order and expected the trial to begin soon,” said Tekriwal.
While granting interim bail on October 20, a division bench of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and JK Maheshwari observed that the minor, his parents and everyone associated with them would be expected not to create any obstruction in the progress of the trial. They should not contact or attempt to contact any witness, the Supreme Court said.
On September 8, 2017, a class II student of a Gurgaon school was murdered by a class XI boy inside the washroom. The juvenile accused of murder was 16 years and five months old at the time of the incident.
The killings have, until now, been mostly taken up on appeal, resulting in no trial. On Saturday too, the walkout would have started had the juvenile accused not challenged the JJB order.


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