Can We Lodge Fir Against A Minor For Repeated Violent Acts?

Minor: A person who has not attained the age of eighteen years is called a Minor. However, Minority has nothing to do with criminal acts. As per section 82 of the Indian Penal Code, Nothing is an offense which is done by a child under seven years of age.

As per section 83 of the Indian Penal Code, Nothing is an offense which is done by a child above seven years of age and under twelve, who has not attained sufficient maturity of understanding to judge of the nature and consequences of his conduct on that occasion. The law as referred to above is indicative of the instances that an FIR can be lodged against the minor above the age of seven years.

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