After Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday took over the probe in Ryan International School student’s murder case, the father of 7-year old Pradyuman who was murdered inside school’s washroom on September 8 has requested the investigation body to search the case from every angle and conduct a fair investigation.

The CBI took over the probe after 3 people were arrested but Haryana Police in connection with the murder. A local court ordered CBI to take over the case which was earlier being investigated by the state Police.

Among the three convicted in the case, was prime suspect, Ashok Kumar, 42 who was employed with the school as a bus conductor.

CBI has registered an FIR under sections of the IPC for murder, Arms act, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act and Juvenile Justice Act.

A three-member team of CBI officers along with a team of 12 Forensic experts after the takeover today reached Ryan School in Gurugram’s Bhondsi where the incident had taken place.

The investigation team which is being headed by Gurugram DSP L K Jaiswal also had SHO of Gurugram present at the spot to monitor the probe.

According to sources, CBI officials have also taken over all the related files and documents related to the case from the Haryana Police and is prepared for full fledged investigation into the mysterious murder.

CBI in the case will proceed with an FIR following investigation and any new unreported clue or information will be  delivered to the concerned court which would help in the cause of solving the case and punishing the culprit.

On Friday, Pradyuman’s father Barun Chandra Thakur had said that he would move to the Supreme court if the CBI did not start the investigation immediately . Getting into action shortly, the central agency started the probe.

Earlier Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar had assured after meeting the parents that CBI will drop into the case.

Barun Chandra Thakur has also requested the CBI to investigate the case on all angels amid his suspections of Ashok being framed as the main culprit of his son’s brutal murder.

On September 8, police arrested Ashok Kumar, a conductor of a school bus, for the murder but many believe that he was made a scapegoat. The man’s family too claimed he was falsely implicated since he was poor. Kumar was also presented before the court as his three-day police custody had finished and was sent to 14 days judicial custody.

First Published | 23 September 2017 4:47 PM
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