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Ryan school staff at Kandivili questioned by Haryana Police


Mumbai: The staff of Ryan International School in suburban Kandivali here were questioned by the Haryana Police for the second day today in connection with the death of a boy at a school run by the group in Gurgaon.

Two officers, part of an SIT formed by the Haryana Police, also went through the school records, said a senior official of Mumbai Police.

However, no member of the Pinto family which controls the group, was questioned, he said.

Meanwhile, the Bombay High Court today extended the interim protection from arrest granted to the trustees of Ryan International Group, till tomorrow. Father of the 7-year-old victim opposed their anticipatory bail pleas.

Pradhuman Thakur was found dead in a toilet at Ryan International School in Gurgaon on September 8.

Ryan group’s CEO Ryan Pinto and his parents– Augustine Pinto, founding chairman of the group, and Grace Pinto, its managing director–have filed pre-arrest bail applications in the Bombay High Court.