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BJP leaders in Haryana spar over Pradhuman murder

IANS  |  Gurugram 

leaders in are a divided lot after the declared that the murderer of a Class 2 student here was a senior schoolmate and not a bus conductor as alleged by Police.

The investigation into Pradhuman Thakur's gory killing took a dramatic twist on Wednesday when the arrested a Class 11 student, also of Ryan International School here, and charged him with murdering the young boy in the school washroom on September 8.

PWD, Forest and Civil Aviation Minister Rao Narbir Singh came in support of the Police investigation and called the arrest of the Ryan student by "unjustified".

"I am not able to digest the outcome of the investigation carried out by the The Police probe was more acceptable," said Narbir Singh, a MLA from Badhshahpur constituency of Gurugram.

But Rao Inderjit Singh, a central government minister and an MP from Gurugram, backed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

He said the was the top investigating agency in the country and people always demanded a probe by when they were not satisfied by investigation done by local police.

He said the Police had implicated some people in a and gang-rape case in Dingar Heri village near Gurugram two years ago.

Later, the case was handed over to the CBI, which gave a clean chit to the jailed accused and arrested the real culprits.

Health Minister Anil Vij demanded strong action against officers of Police who investigated the Ryan

The MLA from Gurugram also sought stringent action against police officers who ended up arresting bus conductor Ashok Kumar for Pradhuman's

The police arrested Kumar on September 8. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar handed over the case to the

The began probing the case from September 22 and arrested the Ryan student on November 8, It also gave a clean chit to the conductor.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 21:24 IST
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