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16-year old juvenile in Pradyuman murder case to be tried as adult: Court

Pradyuman was found in a pool of blood with his throat slit inside the school premises on September 8, 2017.

ANI  |  Gurugram (Haryana) 

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Gurugram's Ryan International School

A Child Sessions Court in on Monday ruled that the juvenile accused in a seven-year-old at in the city should be tried as an adult.

The lawyer representing the deceased student's family, Sushil Tekriwal told ANI, "The Child Sessions Court upheld judgment by the that the juvenile be tried as an adult. He can be subjected to stringent and strict punishment if he's going to get convicted. We welcome it."

The accused, a Class XI student, was arrested by the Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) last year on the charges of killing Pradyuman Thakur, a Class II student of Gurugram's

Pradyuman was found in a pool of blood with his throat slit inside the school premises on September 8, 2017.

The had earlier on December 20 ruled that the 16-year-old accused will be tried as an adult.

First Published: Mon, May 21 2018. 21:48 IST
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