Ryan murder: Two top officials arrested; SC intervenes

Ryan murder: Two top officials arrested; SC intervenes

Soon after, a case under the stringent Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (Posco) was registered against the school's then principal, Rozario Martin Alphonso, who was arrested and produced before a sessions court and had been remanded to police custody till 15th September 2015.

A Class 2 student of Gurgaon's Ryan International school was on Friday found dead with his throat slit in the toilet. Gurugram police claimed to have cracked the case within hours of the crime with the arrest and confession of bus conductor Ashok Kumar. The missing grills have cast doubts on the version given by the police. "We are only providing protection and bandobast and are not part of the probe". The latest revelations have raised several questions on the incident.

However, the SIT has found that there was a broken window in the bathroom, from where an accomplice could have escaped.

The Gurgaon police has also suspended station house officer (SHO) of the Sadar police station - the Ryan International School situated on Sohna Road falls under the jurisdiction of this station - for "negligence in maintaining law and order".

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said the advisories, that were issued to schools for the safety and security of students, would be sent out once again.

The horrifying event caused ripples across social media and among the parents, who protested the school's lack of security. Also, the fire extinguishers were expired.

However, none of St Xavier's Educational Trust members - including Augustine F. Pinto, his wife Grace Pinto and their son Ryan Pinto - were available at the school.

The Pintos invited public scrutiny after the murder of the student. But the charge was resolutely denied by the management. This company was later banned from stock market for manipulating prices.

In their bail plea filed through lawyer Nitin Pradhan, the Pintos said that they have been in the field of education since over four decades and are running 54 schools all over India.

If the school prohibits entry of outsiders like conductors, drivers and labourers to the premises and toilets to ensure kids are safe.

Sept 8: Pradyumna Thakur, 7, was sexually abused and murdered in the toilet of the Gurugram Ryan International School toilet. According to Hindustan Times, the Investigators also retrieved 16 CCTV footages from the school and which proves him guilty.

Ryan International School on Sunday. However, they were not given anything in writing, he added.

During the brief hearing, the bench observed: "This petition is not restricted only to the school concerned as it has a country-wide ramification".

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