CBI to register Pradyuman’s murder case today

Pradyuman Thakur
Pradyuman Thakur, File Photo

New Delhi, Sep 22: The Central Bureau of Investigation will register Pradyuman’s murder case on Friday. The decision comes hours after, victim’s family lawyer said that if the CBI  failed to begin a formal probe into the matter by tomorrow then we will move to the Supreme Court. 

According to news agency ANI, the probe agency received notification on Thursday over the killing of seven-year-old at Ryan International school in Gurugram and has agreed to register a case on it.

Earlier in a day, the lawyer of Barun Thakur, victim’s  father said if the noble investigative agency failed to commence a formal investigation into Pradyuman’s murder by tomorrow, the the matter would be raised in the apex court on Monday.

Speaking to media, Pradyuman’s father stated that he had appealed to the dignitaries of the country to expedite the CBI probe into the “sensitive matter”. He had also filed a plea in the apex court recently, demanding  a CBI inquiry  into the case.

Pradyuman, a seven-year-old class II student was found dead with his throat slit in the school bathroom on September 8. Following the murder, cops arrested bus conductor Ashok Kumar for allegedly killing the child.

The police had also registered an FIR under sections 302 (murder) and 25 of the Arms Act and later added sections 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act and 12 of the POSCO Act.

However, the parents of victim was not satisfied with the police inquiry and demanded for the CBI probe into the brutal murder.

Last week, Haryana state government decided to hand over  the case to the CBI.

Wefornews Bureau 

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