The sentence was an order under the Intensive Rehabilitative Custody and Supervision (IRCS) program, meaning the suspect is eligible for up to $100,000 a year in funding for counseling, schooling, and another rehabilitation programming. The money is available for the entire seven-year sentence, including four years in jail three years in the community. IRCS is an intensive rehabilitation program only available to youth in provincial custody.
He has been in custody since his arrest in December 2013, but his time served will not count towards his sentence as it would if he would have been sentenced as an adult.
Karim was brutally attacked 2013 near 22 nd station in New Westminster died from his injuries.