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Ryan murder case: School's northern zone head Francis Thomas arrested; Police prepares list of 50 people for investigation

Ryan International Group’s northern zone head Francis Thomas was today sent to three days police custody while the school’s human resource head Jeyus Thomas to five days judicial custody by a Sohna court in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old student.


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Ryan murder case: School's northern zone head Francis Thomas arrested

Ryan murder case: School's northern zone head Francis Thomas arrested

New Delhi :  

Five days after the gruesome murder of a seven-year-old Gurgaon schoolboy, Ryan International Group’s northern zone head Francis Thomas was sent to three days police custody on Wednesday whereas the school’s human resource head Jeyus Thomas was sent to five days judicial custody by a Sohna court.

The Gurgaon Police had arrested Francis and Jeyus, under relevant sections of the IPC and Juvenile Justice Act, following the gruesome murder of Pradhuman on last Friday.

Some other people who are on the police radar since the student's murder include:

# Rekha - Ryan's Ex-Principal.

# Anju - Section incharge.

# Neerja Batra - Acting vice-Principal.

# Harpal - Ryan school's gardener, who claimed to have been the first person to see the murdered boy on that fateful day.

# Saurabh - School bus's driver. Ashok was the conductor in the same bus.

#School's sweeper. 

# Section school teacher if the class at the floor during that tragic day.

# Some people from management of the school

The schoolboy’s body was found in a washroom with the throat slit.Francis was sent to police custody till September 16 while Jeyus to judicial custody till September 18 by the court, a SIT officer said.

Earlier in the day, five days after the gruesome murder, SIT teams searched the school premises for clues to the crime while a CBSE panel also inspected it to examine loopholes in the security arrangements.

The Gurgaon Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the crime also took samples of fingerprints and shoes at the crime scene, including the toilet, a day after recreating the sequence of events there. The SIT clicked photos and shot videos of the suspected places to examine the nature of the crime again. 

With PTI inputs

First Published: Thursday, September 14, 2017 02:54 AM
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