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Ryan school murder: CBI takes over investigation, all set to register FIR

If CBI inquiry is not started by tomorrow, then Varun Thakur will move the Supreme Court on Monday

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Varun Thakur
Varun Thakur, father of Pradyuman Thakur, the 7-year-old boy who was found murdered inside a Gurgaon school, and his lawyer during a press conference in New Delhi on Friday | PTI Photo

The has received a notification for taking over the investigation into the killing of Pradyuman, a seven-year-old student of in Gurgaon, and is all set to register an FIR in the matter, agency sources said on Friday.

The sources said the notification from the central government had been received and an FIR could be registered anytime soon.

Pradyuman, a Class 2 student, was found dead in a school toilet with his throat slit on September 8.

A school bus conductor was arrested the same day for allegedly killing the child.

Meanwhile, Pradyuman's father Varun Thakur today told a press conference here that he had appealed to the top leaders of the country to expedite the (CBI) inquiry into the "sensitive matter".

Thakur's lawyer alleged that the inquiry had not yet started despite the government recommending it.

"If the formal inquiry by the is not started by tomorrow, then Varun Thakur will move the on Monday," he added.

First Published: Fri, September 22 2017. 19:36 IST