Though DCP Singh didn't disclose the motive behind the killing, sources said Kumar killed the child after failing to sexually assault him. The schools never get their buses inspected by the RTA nor verify the credentials of the drivers and conductors they hire.
The state government has directed the Gurgaon Police to book the owner of Ryan International Albert Pinto under the Juvenile Justice (care and punishment act) Act.
The officials who were arrested on Sunday night were identified as Francis Thomas, regional head of the group, and HR head (Bhondsi branch) Jeyus Thomas.
Meanwhile, there were also allegations that the school management had not carried out a proper verification of the conductor and his Aadhaar card was obtained from his house in Ghamroj village hours after the crime to maintain records. It would take Pradyuman at least 2-3 minutes to reach the main building straight away covering around 400 meters from the gate, while Kumar would spend at least 5-7 minutes in the bus before heading there, the source said. On Sunday, the police had to resort to lathi-charge on parents and other locals who had gathered outside Ryan International School to protest against the institution's alleged negligence of safety norms that led to Pradyuman's murder. Pradhuman's mother Jyoti also said the school management misguided them, so they were forced to move the Supreme Court for a CBI probe. We request all parties concerned to refrain from holding Ryan School culpable of a crime where it is itself a victim of unfortunate circumstances.
The school Principal is suspended but what about the Trustees or Chairperson? Nursery to junior school sections will open according to next order.
All Ryan group schools in Gurugram have been ordered to remain shut on Monday and Tuesday following directions of the district administration amid heightened security at the school premises.
Other measures include maintenance of a visitor register, installation of CCTVs, ban on fire arms and sharp edged weapons in the school premises, security at washrooms and separate washrooms for students, teachers and employees.
In their bail plea filed through lawyer Nitin Pradhan, the Pintos said that they have been in the field of education since over four decades and are running 54 schools all over India. "This will be ensured by checking both by schools and the department", he said.
Varun thakur said, "It's been two days that my son is dead and we all miss him a lot".
Angry parents protesting outside Ryan International School in Noida (Sec 39) after principal refused to meet themTwitter/Sohil Sehran.