Parent's online petition on safety in schools strikes a chord

Pressure on CBSE to act against Ryan International

Pressure on CBSE to act against Ryan International

Gurugram:The Gurugram police on Monday arrested top management employees of Ryan International School for negligence in ensuring safety of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur who was murdered in school.

Senior advocate K T S Tulsi said in a statement, "The fundamental right under Article 21 (Right to Life and Personal Liberty) is being infringed".

"Francis Thomas and Jeyus Thomas were arrested under the Juvenile Justice Act", the police officer said.

Doctor Deepak Mathur, who conducted the autopsy, said the forensic analysis of the body samples had ruled out sexual assault.

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Ryan School Victims Sister Offered Admission From Gurgaons Private Schools Ryan School Victim's Sister Offered Admission By Gurgaon's Private Schools: Vidhi, the sister of 7-year-old Pradhyumn Thakur who was tragically murdered inside Ryan International School in Bhondsi, has been offered admission by a few Gurgaon-based private schools.

As per the recreated crime scene by the police, the child's back was towards the accused conductor, and because of this a very small amount of blood spilled on his clothes.

The apex court on Monday issued notice to the Centre, CBI and Haryana government on the plea by the father. A team of Haryana Police has headed towards Mumbai to start the investigation at the roots, the Ryan International Headquaters in Mumbai. "After three days of police remand, Ashok was taken to court on Tuesday where he was sent to judicial custody till 18 September".

He also pointed out that there were no footprints in the blood that had covered the floor of the toilet where the crime purportedly took place.

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At the Bombay High Court, Ryan International Group's founding chairman, Augustine Pinto (73), and his wife Grace Pinto (62), who is the managing director of the institution, along with their son Ryan Pinto sought anticipatory bail. Officials said that a special investigation team will reach Mumbai to question Ryan International Group CEO Ryan Pinto and director Albert Pinto.

SHO of Sadar Police Station on Sohna Road in Gurgaon was meanwhile suspended over a baton-charge on protesting parents, as well as journalists, outside the school premises.

This reported incident comes to light exactly within 3 days of a 7 year old boy found dead in the same group school. One of the key points that we insist schools follow is to get their teaching as well as non-teachng staff registered with the local police. They put him inside a WagonR auto and the principal withdrew cash from the office and took him away to the hospital, ' continued Garg, who was at the reception of the school on Friday to deposit the fees of his younger son. The possible danger was known to the school authorities, but no preventive steps were taken.

The school remained closed for students on Wednesday while its two branches in Noida and NCR were opened where some parents protested and raised question marks over students' security.

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