Gurgaon schoolboy's murder: Ryan school's northern zone head sent to police remand till Sep 16

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Ryan International Group's northern zone head Francis Thomas was sent to police remand till September 16. Also, the HR head was sent to judicial custody till September 18.

 Ryan International school, Gurugram. PTI file photo

Earlier, the northern zone head Francis Thomas requested the Supreme Court to transfer the case out of Haryana.

KTS Tulsi, representing the school management requested the apex court to transfer the case out of Haryana to Delhi's Saket Court. The court decided to hear the matter on Monday.

 Francis Thomas and HR head Jeyus Thomas were arrested last Sunday night following the interrogation in the murder case of Pradyuman Thakur.

Meanwhile, the Bombay High Court adjourned the transit anticipatory bail applications of Ryan International Group's top officials- AF Pinto, Grace Pinto and Ryan Pinto- for tomorrow.

The high court had, on Tuesday, granted interim protection from arrest to Ryan International Group's top officials till Wednesday in connection with the murder of a boy on the school's premises in Gurugram. On Monday, founding chairman Augustine Pinto (73) and his wife Grace Pinto (62), the managing director, had approached the HC seeking anticipatory bail apprehending arrest in the case.

Earlier, Lawyers of Varun Thakur, the father of the murdered student of Ryan International School, opposed the transit anticipatory bail application filed by the Ryan Group CEO.

Sushil Tekriwal, an advocate, said he was opposing the anticipatory bail application filed by Ryan Pinto, CEO, Ryan International Group.

"Will make all efforts and put forth arguments in Bombay HC saying bail shouldn't be extended to such kind of accused," said Tekriwal.

Class 2 student Praduman Thakur was found with his throat slit in a school washroom on Friday last. The murder, in connection with which a bus conductor has been arrested, has triggered a major outrage.

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