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Ryan student murder: School responds to CBSE notice, denies security lapses

On September 16, the CBSE had served a show cause notice to Ryan International

ANI  |  Gurugram (Haryana) [India] 

Ryan School

Ryan International School on Saturday replied to the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) in connection with case and asserted that it has always abided by its guidelines.

Ryan in its reply averred that it has always made sure that no compromise is made in regard with security arrangements.

On September 16, the had served a show cause notice to Ryan International, seeking an explanation why the school's affiliation should not be revoked.

Flagging several violations of the board's safety guidelines by the school, the said the murder could have been averted had the school authorities discharged their duty and responsibility with care and sincerity.

Earlier on October 5, the filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court and stated that the Ryan branch didn't have sufficient CCTVs. And few amongst the one available were not working.

The board also said that there were no separate toilets for staff in the school.

Apart from this, the further revealed that a few electric panels in the school were open, which could have posed serious threat to the lives of children.

Seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur was found dead inside the toilet of the Ryan International School, with his throat slit on September 8.

First Published: Sat, October 07 2017. 17:34 IST