Ryan school murder: Accused sent to judicial custody, to be produced in court on Sep 18

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The main accused in the Gurugram school boy's murder case, Ashok Kumar, has been sent to judicial custody. He will be produced in Gurugram special court on September 18. Earlier, he was in 3-day police remand.

Ryan school murder: Accused sent to judicial custody, to be produced in court on Sep 18

The bus conductor, Ashok Kumar, has been accused of killing 7-year-old school boy in Ryan International School in Gurugram.

Birem Singh, Gurugram ACP, said that police was satisfied with the questioning of accused bus-conductor and his police remand has ended.

He said, " It is clear that only Ashok (bus-conductor) is involved and murdered the 7-year-old. No other person is involved."

"Act of negligence by school is a separate case, two people are being questioned for the same," he said.

He further said that during questioning, two children disclosed that the accused was present in the toilet before the incident.

The boy, Pradyuman Thakur, was found dead in the toilet of the school with his throat slit. In a shocking confession, Ashok Kumar said that he had murdered him because he objected to having sex with him, reported a private TV channel.

He stabbed the child twice and washed the knife in the washroom and threw the same at the site of crime and then after the child's body was found, he helped the school authorities take him to Artemis Hospital.

Subsequently, members of Bar Association of Sohna have decided not to appear on behalf of the accused during the trial.

Meanwhile, Saurabh, the driver of the school bus, told ANI the he parked bus in school at around 7.50 am on that day and after that he didn't know where the conductor went.

He said, "I knew the conductor for last few months, never thought he would commit such a crime.

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