Crime By Children

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Madhya Pradesh: 4-year-old girl raped by 14-year-old boy in Ujjain

16 Aug 2018

Madhya Pradesh: 4-year-old girl raped by 14-year-old boy in Ujjain

A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old boy in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district.

Uttarakhand: After watching porn, 5 minor boys gangrape an 8-year-old

17 Jul 2018

Uttarakhand: After watching porn, 5 minor boys gangrape an 8-year-old

In a disturbing case, five boys aged 9-14, students of Classes 6-9, allegedly gangraped an eight-year-old girl in Sahaspur, Uttarakhand, after watching porn.

Class 7 student attacked by classmate with pencil sharpener blade

14 Jul 2018

Class 7 student attacked by classmate with pencil sharpener blade

A Class 7 student of a Central School in south-east Delhi's Badarpur area was allegedly attacked by his classmate with a pencil sharpener blade following a fight over sharing a seat.

Ryan International murder: 16-year-old accused to be tried as adult

22 May 2018

Ryan International murder: 16-year-old accused to be tried as adult

Dismissing a petition by a 16-year-old, a Gurugram court has ruled that he will be tried as an adult for murdering seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur last September.

Bengaluru teen to cycle 980kms to raise awareness about bullying

20 May 2018

Bengaluru teen to cycle 980kms to raise awareness about bullying

One in every three children gets bullied in India, which creates a permanent blotch in the kid's psyche. Many a times, the afflicted children don't speak out, fearing backlash.

Mumbai: Motorcycle racket busted, all racketeers arrested

28 Apr 2018

Mumbai: Motorcycle racket busted, all racketeers arrested

Mumbai cops have busted a motorcycle racket operating between Alibaug and Mumbai, by arresting all of its members within ten days.

Delhi: E-rickshaw driver arrested for cook's murder

10 Mar 2018

Delhi: E-rickshaw driver arrested for cook's murder

Shoulders collided, argument ensued and then there was a murder - that's how the stabbing of a 35-year-old cook that happened on March 4 in Delhi's Alaknanda region can be described.

Akash Yadav, from an 'accidental' murder to Haryana's top don

05 Mar 2018

Akash Yadav, from an 'accidental' murder to Haryana's top don

A 16-year-old teenager is being tried as an adult in the Ryan School murder case.

Ryan murder: From main accused, bus conductor becomes prime witness

06 Feb 2018

Ryan murder: From main accused, bus conductor becomes prime witness

In a drastic turn of events, the bus conductor, initially the main accused in the Ryan School murder, has become a prime witness.

Class 7 and 5 students rape four-year-old in Ludhiana, arrested

21 Jan 2018

Class 7 and 5 students rape four-year-old in Ludhiana, arrested

In a disturbing case, a four-year-old girl in Ludhiana was raped by her 13-year-old neighbor and his 12-year-old friend, students of Class 7 and 5.

Lucknow: Class 6 girl stabs junior to get school closed

18 Jan 2018

Lucknow: Class 6 girl stabs junior to get school closed

Four months after seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur's murder sparked a nationwide debate on safety of children in schools, a similar incident has been reported from Lucknow.

Shopkeeper of Indian-origin beaten to death in London by teenagers

11 Jan 2018

Shopkeeper of Indian-origin beaten to death in London by teenagers

A 49-year-old shopkeeper of Indian-origin was punched fatally outside his London store on Saturday night by teenagers for refusing to sell them cigarette paper. He died of his injuries in a hospital on Monday afternoon.

Delhi: Four 'juveniles' allegedly rape 20-year-old woman, arrested

22 Dec 2017

Delhi: Four 'juveniles' allegedly rape 20-year-old woman, arrested

In yet another case, a 20-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by five youths, four of them suspected minors, in Delhi's Jahangirpuri.

Ryan murder: Juvenile to be tried as adult, but why?

20 Dec 2017

Ryan murder: Juvenile to be tried as adult, but why?

The 16-year-old Class 11 student accused of the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur will be tried as an adult, the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has ruled.

Haryana teen kidnaps 5-year-old, drowns her in water tub

07 Dec 2017

Haryana teen kidnaps 5-year-old, drowns her in water tub

In a disturbing incident, a 16-year-old boy in Haryana allegedly kidnapped a five-year-old girl, daughter of an acquaintance, and killed her by drowning her in a water tub.

Ghaziabad shocker: Class 5 student 'rapes' Class 2 schoolmate

05 Dec 2017

Ghaziabad shocker: Class 5 student 'rapes' Class 2 schoolmate

In a disturbing incident, a Class 5 student in Ghaziabad has been accused of raping a Class 2 student.

Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women

01 Dec 2017

Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women

Delhi, India's 'rape capital', shows no signs of improvement. According to NCRB, the city witnessed 15,310 crimes against women last year, the highest in urban India.

4-year-old allegedly rapes classmate. Who's to blame?

23 Nov 2017

4-year-old allegedly rapes classmate. Who's to blame?

In a horrifying case, a four-year-old in Delhi has been accused of raping his female classmate in school with his fingers and a pencil.

Pradyuman murder: CBI threatened to shoot family, alleges juvenile's father

15 Nov 2017

Pradyuman murder: CBI threatened to shoot family, alleges juvenile's father

The father of the juvenile accused of the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur maintains his son is innocent but confessed only because CBI tortured and threatened him.

Ryan murder: Juvenile retracts confession, alleges torture. What's happening?

14 Nov 2017

Ryan murder: Juvenile retracts confession, alleges torture. What's happening?

Earlier, the Gurgaon Police was blamed for allegedly forcing a bus conductor to confess to the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur.

Pradyuman murder: Juvenile knew victim, convinced him to accompany him

13 Nov 2017

Pradyuman murder: Juvenile knew victim, convinced him to accompany him

Investigators have unearthed more details about the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur. For one, they have found that the accused juvenile and Pradyuman knew each other, contrary to the juvenile's father's claims.

Ryan murder: Accused juvenile's father alleges CBI torturing his son

13 Nov 2017

Ryan murder: Accused juvenile's father alleges CBI torturing his son

With new revelations coming to light, the Pradyuman Thakur murder case is only getting more complicated.

Pradyuman Thakur murder: Was a second Ryan student involved too?

11 Nov 2017

Pradyuman Thakur murder: Was a second Ryan student involved too?

The Pradyuman Thakur case seems to be far from solved. In another surprising development, reports have emerged that the CBI is examining the possible involvement of another student.

Pradyuman murder: CBI seeks juvenile's remand to recreate crime scene

09 Nov 2017

Pradyuman murder: CBI seeks juvenile's remand to recreate crime scene

After the arrest of a Class XI student for the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur, the CBI sought his remand so it could reconstruct the crime scene.

One juvenile arrested for rape every 4 hours in India

26 Oct 2017

One juvenile arrested for rape every 4 hours in India

It's not just adult men who rape or molest.

Juvenile found guilty in 2013 Patna, Bodh Gaya serial blasts

12 Oct 2017

Juvenile found guilty in 2013 Patna, Bodh Gaya serial blasts

A juvenile has been found guilty of being involved in multiple blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya in 2013.

The UK: NCA starts rehab camp for young cyber-criminals

25 Jul 2017

The UK: NCA starts rehab camp for young cyber-criminals

We have heard about rehabilitation camps for drug misuse, alcohol addiction, and even criminal behavior.

The 'youngest person in Britain', investigated for sexting, is five-year-old

12 Jul 2017

The 'youngest person in Britain', investigated for sexting, is five-year-old

A 5-year-old boy is now being investigated by the British police for taking an explicit picture of himself and sending it to another child.

The reality of juvenile crimes in India

08 May 2017

The reality of juvenile crimes in India

The number of juvenile delinquents has risen by leaps and bounds in the last few years. According to the National Crime Records Bureau, 23,25,575 cases were registered against juveniles under IPC crimes in 2011.

SC: Every child must have welfare benefits

07 May 2017

SC: Every child must have welfare benefits

The Supreme Court broadened the ambit of the Juvenile Justice Act stating that every child in need must get welfare benefits.