Gurgaon school murder: Protests outside Ryan International school in Navi Mumbai

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With the murder of a seven-year-old student in Gurugram's Ryan International School sparking a national outrage, the parents of the students of the school's Navi Mumbai branch staged a protest questioning the children's safety on Tuesday.

Parents protesting outside Navi Mumbai branch of Ryan International School

Reports say that a Haryana Police team has reached Mumbai and they are questioning two officials of the Ryan International School's management. The headquarters of the school is located in Mumbai.

Some reports say the CEO of the Ryan schools group is also being questioned.

Seven-year-old Pradyuman was allegedly murdered by a bus conductor of the Ryan school at Bhondsi in Gurgaon on Friday.

On Monday, he Ryan International School Group's northern zone head and branch coordinator were sent to 2-day police remand in connection with the murder

The regional head Francis Thomas and HR head Jeyus Thomas were arrested by Gurugram Police on Sunday night.

They were booked under section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act. Section 75 of the JJ Act deals with cruelty and crime against children under custody of someone and invites punishment of 5-10 years.

Earlier, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre, HRD Ministry and Haryana Government seeking a report within three weeks.

[Gurugram school boy murder: SC notice to CBSE, Centre, Haryana]

Meanwhile, Ryan International School CEO has filed an anticipatory bail application in Bombay High Court. Ryan International School CEO, Ryan Pinto, went to the court as the team of Haryana Police reached Mumbai as part of the ongoing investigation.

According to reports, Augustine Pinto and Grace Pinto given interim protection from arrest till tomorrow. AF Pinto and Grace Pinot are the founders of the Ryan chain of schools. They named the schools after their son Ryan Pinto.

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