Ryan International School Gurgaon protests: Angry parents protest, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar assures strictest action

By: | Updated: September 9, 2017 10:10 PM

A day after a seven-year-old boy found with his throat slit and lying in a pool of blood in a washroom of Ryan International School in Gurgaon, huge protest by parents erupted outside the school.

Accused sent to 3 day police remand by Gurugram court. (ANI)

A day after a seven-year-old boy found with his throat slit and lying in a pool of blood in a washroom of Ryan International School in Gurgaon, huge protest by parents erupted outside the school. Angry parents and other protesters broke open the gates of the school. Keeping in view the sensitivity of the situation, commandos were called and heavy police security was deployed at the spot to face any untoward incident. Agitated parents are demanding that Ryan International School in Gurgaon should be shut down as they are responsible for the killing of their child. The police claimed to have cracked the case hours after the gruesome murder with the arrest of Ashok Kumar, one of the school’s bus conductors. According to police, the conductor also tried to sexually abuse the class 2 boy. Also, lawyer of the victim has said that action against school management is sure. The principal has been suspended. The situation outside the school in Gurgaon remains tense.

READ| Ryan International School Gurgaon student killing: Ten developments so far

Here are all the updates:-

10.05 These were all the updates we had on this news for the day.

10.00 pm: Khirwar assured that a thorough and professional probe will be carried out.

9.40 pm: Earlier in the day a local court remanded Kumar to three days in police custody.

9.20 pm: “Kumar’s clothes and knife, which he used in the crime, have been sent for forensic examination. During his three day police remand, we will re-examine the sequence of crime and  probe every detail,” the officer said.

9.00 pm: We will demand the constitution of a special court for a fast track trial in this case so that the accused can be given a strict punishment, Khirwar said.

8.35 pm: A police officer said the police will conclude investigations and file a charge sheet within seven days.

8.20 pm: “Kumar said he was terrified and had to kill the minor so that he does not disclose the crime to the school management. He left the knife in the washroom and washed his hands before escaping from there. He pre-planned the crime,” a police officer told PTI.

8.00 pm: The accused was inside the toilet, waiting for any student to come inside with the motive of sexual assault. The deceased was the first student who entered the toilet, the Gurgaon police commissioner said.

7.40 pm: Gurgaon Police Commissioner Sandeep Khirwar claimed that arrested schoolbus conductor Ashok Kumar’s involvement as the perpetrator of the heinous crime had come to the fore clearly.

7.20 pm: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) also formed a two-member fact finding committee to probe the incident and sought a report from the school within two days.

7.10 pm: “A two-member fact finding committee has been set up to enquire into the tragic murder of the student in the school premises. The school has also been asked to submit a report within two days along with the copy of the FIR,” a senior board official said.

6.50 pm: The move by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) comes following outrage among parents after the student was found with his throat slit in the school washroom yesterday.

6.30 pm: The CBSE has formed a two-member fact finding committee to probe the killing of a seven-year-old student in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School and sought a report from its management within two days.

6:09 PM: Haryana CM as per ANI report said,”Sad incident,my sympathies to family. Strictest action to be taken against whoever is found guilty.”

6:02 PM: Also, Members of Bar Association of Sohna decide not to appear on behalf of accused in Ryan International School murder case.

5:40 PM: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar dubbed the killing as “unfortunate”, and said his ministry was probing the case and assured that justice will be done.

5:20 PM: Meanwhile, earlier the accused conductor was sent to three-day police remand.

4:56 PM: Once we get report, if facts are not clear we are ready for any kind of probe, Haryana CM on demand of high profile probe by victim’s family

4:35 PM: Meanwhile, Haryana CM said,”Sad incident & heinous crime. Administration has nabbed suspect; directed authorities to complete formalities within 7 days.”

4:25 PM: As per ANI report, Principal was indifferent when she came to hospital, put her in jail. I want to know what happened to my child, I want CBI

4:20 PM: He said,”Asked for report. Principal suspended, whatever lapses will be found will be acted against.”

4:13 PM: Haryana CM, Manohar Lal Khattar said that the culprit would not be spared, reported India Today.

4:01 PM:  Haryana PWD Minister Rao Narbir Singh visited family of the 7-year-old who was found dead at Ryan International School in Bhondsi.

3:57 PM: Khairwar also said that he is Confident we will be able to satisfy everyone after concluding the investigation.

3:45 PM: Meanwhile, the Gurgaon Commissioner said,”Involvement of bus conductor is confirmed if someone else is found involved, action will be taken against them.” He added,”Committee has been formed to adjudge loopholes in security arrangement, report of which is expected on Monday.”

3:42 PM: CBSE  added that fact finding committee set up to enquire matter and submit submit report at earliest, as per ANI report.

3:39 PM: Ryan International School has been asked to send a report along with FIR filed in this case within two days, said CBSE PRO Rama Sharma, reported ANI.

3:35 PM: Gurgaon Police Commissioner, Sandeep Khairwar said,”Will try to file charge sheet in court within seven days and request for fast trial of case,” reported ANI.

3:25 PM: Police commissioner Gurgaon and police commissioner to address a press conference.

3:21 PM: The probe report will be submitted by Monday.

3:16 PM: Vinay Pratap Singh, Deputy Commissioner, formed a  three-member committee to probe the case, reports HT.

3:08 PM: Police also add charges under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act after the accused admitted attempting sexually assault the victim, as per HT.

3:00 PM: Badshahpur MLA and public works department minister Rao Narvir Singh reached cremation ground, as per Hindustan Times.

2:53 PM: Taking these steps to ensure vigorous safety measures in place for all our students and staff, said acting principal.

2:46 PM: Necessary measures being reinforced with experts’ help. Seeking advice from Police dept to guide us, said acting principal.

2:41 PM: After tragic incident yesterday, authorities seriously taken up security measures review at school, said the acting principal, reported ANI.

Members of Bar Association of Sohna decide not to appear on behalf of accused. (ANI)2:30 PM: They also demanded that the school management be booked for the murder of boy, as per PTI report.

2:15 PM: Meanwhile, earlier, angry parents and locals had gathered outside the school premises and staged a protest for over two hours demanding a CBI probe into the gruesome murder while expressing their displeasure over the investigation being carried out by the Gurgaon Police.

2:07 PM: The school authorities said that they are taking advices from the police to increase security, reported India Today.

1:52 PM: As per ANI report, the accused has been sent to three-day police remand by Gurugram court

1:46 PM: As per PTI report, the acting principal of Ryan International School was suspended and all the security stwaswere removed.

1:32 PM: ANI reported HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on the incident saying, ‘Unfortunate. It’s like a warning to people and schools. Justice will be served for sure.”

1:26 PM: As per ANI report, Haryana Education Minister said that he will be going to Gurugram tomorrow. The culprit won’t be spared. Sympathies with child’s parents.

1:17 PM: The accused conductor said that he tried to sexually assault him.

12:57 PM Parents are demanding that the school should be shut forever as they couldn’t provide safety and security to children.

12:29 PM Suspended Principal and took action against security agency of the school and a special committee probing case, says Gurugram DCP

12:18 PM: Ryan is trying to cover up the entire matter; school wants to save themselves, says victim’s mother

12:05 PM Action against school management is sure, the Principal has been suspended: Lawyer of the victim

12 PM People protest outside school in Gurgaon after body of a 7-year-old student was found in school premises yesterday

11:40 AM Father of victim reached Police Commissioner’s office with lawyer to demand action against management of Ryan

11:30 AM Heavy security in Ryan Gurgaon after a 7yr old boy was found dead with injury marks in school premises yesterday

11:15 AM The school could not even ensure basic safety for my son, how will then parents send children to school?: Jyoti, mother of victim

11:00 AM My son did not even know the bus conductor as he never traveled in bus, we used to drop him and pick him: Jyoti, mother of victim

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