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Ryan murder case: CBI, forensic team reach school, begin search for clues

CBI had earlier approached the POCSO court seeking custody of Kumar, Francis and Jeyus

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Ryan School
Police personnel deployed outside the Ryan School at Kandivali in Mumbai, in the view of the protests over killing of a student in Gurugram's Ryan International.

A team along with forensic experts today reached the premises of Gurugram's where the body of seven-year-old Pradhuman was found with throat slit on September 8.

The sources said the 10-member team will try to gather evidence and make an attempt to recreate the events of the day Pradhuman, a class 2 student, was killed.

The has also started questioning the school bus conductor Ashok Kumar, prime suspect in the killing, regional head of the school group Francis Thomas and HR head Jeyus Thomas after taking them into custody.

The agency had earlier approached the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court seeking custody of Kumar, Francis and Jeyus, which was granted.

While Kumar has been sent for a one-day custody, the remaining two are for two days, a spokesperson said.

"At the request of the in an ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged murder of a student in a school at Gurugram, the competent court today remanded three accused in one day police custody," the spokesperson said.

The yesterday took over the probe into the killing of the seven-year-old at the Gurugram school after receiving a notification from the Centre.

The case had been registered at the Bhondsi police station in Gurugram under the IPC section related to murder, and relevant sections of the Arms Act, the POCSO Act and the Juvenile Justice Act.

First Published: Sat, September 23 2017. 18:28 IST