SC Directs to Prepare Manual on Juvenile Offenders

  • The Supreme Court directed the Ministry of Women and Child Development to prepare a manual exclusively for juvenile offenders in custody.
  • The court said that the purpose of issuance of notice to the Ministry is to require a manual to be prepared by this Ministry taking into consideration the living conditions and other issues pertaining to juveniles in custody.
  • “The sum and substance  is that prisoners, like all human beings, deserve to be treated with dignity,” the court said.