Ryan school CEO expected to join investigation on Saturday
The investigation into the murder of an eight-year-old student in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School will be handed to the Central Bureau of Investigation, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday after meeting the victim’s family.gurgaon Updated: Sep 15, 2017 23:30 IST
The Ryan group CEO is expected to join the investigation into the murder of an 8-year old boy at Ryan International School, Bhondsi on Saturday after a team of Gurgaon police had issued notice to the school trustees on Thursday. The police had also sought documents and records of the Ryan school management by sending a notice issued under section 91 of the CrPC.
“The CEO is expected to join investigation by Saturday as we had asked him to join inquiry being conducted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT),” said a senior official of the SIT. As per the notice issued by the police, the school management, and the trustees are required to furnish the details related to the case.
The Haryana government on Friday recommended a CBI inquiry into the murder of 8-year-old after the Chief Manohar Lal Khattar met the family of the victim. Sources, however. said the decision to transfer the case to CBI was taken by the CM after he had a detailed discussion with officials of Gurgaon police, district attorneys and other legal eagles of the state government. While the case has been transferred to the CBI it has been decided that Gurgaon police SIT will continue a parallel inquiry into the murder case.
The police said notice issued to Pinto has questioned him about security lapses at the school and asked for the names of officials who were responsible for the lapses and negligence that led to the murder of the boy. The SIT has also brought 200 pages of correspondence between the Ryan management in Mumbai, related to security issues, safety of children, and equipment required at the school.
On Thursday the Bombay High Court rejected the anticipatory bail of Ryan Pinto and his parents Augustine and Grace Pinto, who are the trustees of Ryan Foundation that runs a large chain of schools across the country.
First Published: Sep 15, 2017 23:30 IST