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CBI registers case in Ryan International school murder case

A notification regarding the murder of Pradyuman Thakur was received by the CBI on Friday

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Ryan International School, students
Police team investigating the spot in side the Ryan International School after the murder of a student of 2nd class in Gurugram on Friday. Photo: PTI

The (CBI) has registered a case in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International School, Gurugram on the request of and further notification from the of India.

A notification regarding the murder of Pradyuman Thakur was received by the on Friday.

took over the investigation of the case which was earlier registered on September 8 at Police Station Bhondsi, Gurugram under Section 302 of (IPC), 25 of Arms Act, 12 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and 75 of Juvenile Justice (J.J.) Act r/w Section 34 of IPC.

The Punjab and High Court on Thursday refused to stay the arrests of trustees in regard with the case.

Justice Inderjit Singh passed the order while hearing the interim bail plea of the trustees.

The trustees of Ryan International Schools-- Augustine Francis Pinto, his wife Grace and their son Ryan had on Saturday moved the High Court, seeking anticipatory bail in the matter.

The High Court also issued a notice to the and sought a reply in the matter.

The next hearing in the case will take place on Monday.

The High Court said it's a serious issue and it can't take a decision without hearing all the sides.

The body of seven-year-old Pradyuman was found, with his throat slit, in the Ryan International School, Gurugram on September 8.

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First Published: Sat, September 23 2017. 12:04 IST