Juvenile set free in Delhi 2012 rape case

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The police and protesters faced off at India Gate as the youngest of the six men, convicted as a juvenile for the gangrape and murder of paramedical student Jyothi Singh, was finally released at about 5 pm on Sunday from a correction centre and put in the care of an NGO in Delhi.Freedom for the 21-year-old came as the parents of the December 16, 2012 gangrape victim continued their protest for the second day on Sunday.

Both parents of Jyothi Singh were detained by the Delhi police from near India Gate.A source said that his criminal record was expunged and his new identity would not be revealed. He will now be in the care of an NGO. The Supreme Court has posted the matter before a vacation bench that will hear it on Monday. DCW chief Swati Maliwal urged the JJB against his release

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