Minors to serve patients in Bihar hospitals: Juvenile court

February 20th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) In a rare punishment, Bihar’s juvenile court has asked four boys to serve patients undergoing treatment at government hospitals, an official said Friday.
The Juvenile Justice Board in Aurangabad district, about 150 km from here, sentenced the boys to serve patients at two government hospitals in the sub-division towns of Daudnagar and Aurangabad.

The boys, accused of burglary and assault, were punished by the Juvenile Justice Board Wednesday, the district official said.

A court official said the boys would serve the patients for two weeks within 15 days of the pronouncement of judgement.

The boys are residents of two villages in Daudnagar and committed the crime eight years ago.

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