Most wanted faked age papers to send case to juvenile board: cops

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"Later, the order from the sessions court in Rohtak was used in the Sultanpuri murder case. As per law, documents proving juvenile status of a person in any Indian court is automatically admissible in other courts of the country. Bawana used this to his advantage. His juvenile status at the time of crime was accepted by the Rohini court in Delhi," Jaiswal said, adding that the case was transferred to a juvenile justice board.

The Delhi Police claims to have dug up his records from the first school he attended. "Investigations established that he had attended the Maharishi Dayanand School in Bawana. An age-certificate obtained from the school showed his date of birth as 05/08/1988. In the documents he submitted, he had mentioned his date of birth as 02/02/1992," Jaiswal said.

Who is Neeraj Bawana

* He was in police list of 10 most wanted men

* He carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head

* Was wanted in 9 cases in Delhi, 3 in Haryana

* Allegedly extorted money from businessmen, realtors

* Threatened to kill Delhi Congress MLA if he didn't pay Rs 50 lakh

* Police of Delhi and Haryana chased him for a year

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