The Supreme Court on Monday granted interim bail to Ryan Pinto- CEO of Ryan International Group and his parents, founding chairman Augustine Pinto and managing director Grace Pinto, in connection with the death of seven-year-old student Pradyuman Thakur.
The court also asked Punjab and Haryana High Court to decide the matter within 10 days.
On September 28, the high court had stayed the arrest of the three trustees of the Ryan group, who had sought anticipatory bail in this case.
Ryan Pinto, and his parents had approached the High Court on September 16, seeking anticipatory bail in connection with the student's killing.
Class 2 student Pradhuman Thakur was found with his throat slit in a school washroom on September 8. Schoolbus conductor Ashok Kumar was arrested in connection with the crime.
There was nation-wide outrage over the child's killing and allegations were levelled against the school management also.