Parents of dead Delhi gang raped girl disappointed over release of culprit by court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea by Delhi Commission for Women opposing the release of juvenile accused in the December 16 gang-rape case. "What can I say? There are no words to describe our disappointment, " Badrinath Singh, the father of the victim Jyoti Singh, told AFP. "We don`t understand all these laws. We only know that the system has failed us." Meanwhile, the mother of Nirbhaya burst out crying, saying she was not surprised by the apex court's decision. Talking to media, Jyoti's mother asked: “All I have to say is that the plea, which was rejected by all three courts, will encourage more such crimes to be committed in society against women." "There is no provision (to convict juveniles) or to punish them. They (courts) are more concerned about the accused. Women have been cheated and they continue to be cheated. Nobody wants to do anything on women's safety," Asha Devi said after the verdict. "I will continue to fight to bring changes in the law," she said.

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