The news of the gruesome murder of seven-year-old student Pradyuman Thakur in the washroom of Ryan International School in Gurugram has shaken the conscience of the nation. Controversy has surrounded the Ryan International Group of Institutions (RIGI) and questions have been raised about the security measures of its schools across India. One name, that has cropped up amidst all of this, is that of Ryan Pinto. Pinto has already filed an anticipatory bail application in Bombay High Court. Bombay High Court is likely to hear the anticipatory bail application. Haryana Police on Monday has sent a team to Mumbai to question Pinto.
Who is Ryan Pinto?
Ryan Pinto is the Ryan International Schools Group’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He is the son of Augustine F Pinto and Grace Pinto. Ryan generally looks after the international expansion of the group.
Education: It has been learnt that Ryan holds a master’s degree in business and entrepreneurship from Cass Business School of London.
Meanwhile, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday spoke with the family of the victim and condoled his demise. He also spoke with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar who assured him of an unbiased and speedy probe in the matter. The Thakur family hails from Bihar.
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In the latest development, the Station House Officer (SHO) at Sadar Sohna police station, Inspector Arun, has been suspended with immediate effect in connection with the baton charge launched on parents and media persons in front of the school on Sunday. Ryan International Group’s Northern Zone Regional Head, Francis Thomas, and the Human Resources (HR) Head, Bhondsi branch, Jeyus Thomas have also been arrested.