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Ryan murder case: Punjab and Haryana HC stays Pinto family's arrest until further hearing

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday stayed the arrest of Ryan school group's CEO Ryan Pinto and his parents in Pradyuman murder case until next hearing. The court will hear the case next on October 7.


By   |  Updated On : September 28, 2017 05:03 PM
Ryan Pinto, CEO of Ryan International Schools Group

Ryan Pinto, CEO of Ryan International Schools Group

New Delhi :  

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday stayed the arrest of Ryan school group's CEO Ryan Pinto and his parents in Pradyuman murder case until next hearing. The court will hear the case next on October 7.  

A single judge bench granted stay on the arrest of group CEO, Ryan Pinto, and his parents, founding chairman Augustine Pinto and managing director Grace Pinto, who had approached the High Court seeking anticipatory bail on September 16.

The court of Justice Surinder Gupta has stayed their (of three trustees) arrest, said Arshdeep Singh Cheema, who along with advocate Sandeep Kapur appeared for the Pinto family.

The matter has now been listed for October 7, Cheema said.

Read | CBI takes over investigation of murder of 7 year old student Pradyuman Thakur

The three trustees of the Ryan International Group had approached the High Court recently, seeking anticipatory bail.

On September 14, the Bombay High Court had rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of three trustees of Ryan group in connection with the killing of the 7-year-old.

The Pintos, who are based in Mumbai, had approached the Bombay High Court as they apprehended arrest after the school faced allegations of negligence in the death of Pradhuman Thakur.

A class 2 student, Thakur, was found with his throat slit in a school washroom in Gurgaon on September 8. Schoolbus conductor Ashok was arrested in connection with the crime.

Read | CEO Ryan Pinto, family summoned by Gurugram police for interrogation

First Published: Thursday, September 28, 2017 03:54 PM
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