Friday, 24 November, 2017

Ryan murder: Teenager sent to observation home till Nov 22

Bus Conductor Ashok Kumar's Family Says He Was 'Tortured To Confess', Now Wants Action Against Cops Ryan school murder: Juvenile sent to judicial custody
Theresa Hayes | 12 November, 2017, 11:06

"My son was tortured, beaten, hung upside down and his head submerged into water by CBI investigators to obtain a confession", he told reporters.

The agency, in an intimation to a court in Gurgaon on September 29, had said that it had carried out searches at the residence of the father of the suspect the previous day and sought permission to retain articles seized by it which was granted by the court.

The CBI began probing the case from September 22 and arrested the Ryan student on November 8, It also gave a clean chit to the conductor.

CBI after examining the CCTV footages and interrogating several teachers, students and other school staff had arrested the 16-year-old class 11 student as the main accused in the case.

"Only one PTM had happened till now and all teachers had praised my son's performance and behaviour, I have his marksheets", he further added. "You think a 16-year-old can murder someone and sit normally at home and behave normally for two months without anyone knowing about what he has done", said the father of the child.He stated that they have been cooperating with the officials during the investigation. The teen was sent to the CBI custody for three days.

Meanwhile, the accused student has been sent to Faridabad observation home where he will be kept till November 22.

Meanwhile, the father of teenager on Saturday alleged that the CBI was torturing his son which was strongly refuted by the agency.

They also alleged a larger conspiracy behind the murder and said that they want the CBI to file a charge sheet soon. The sources said the juvenile court has appointed an independent welfare officer to monitor the investigation and questioning of the apprehended student.

A highly placed source in the Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights told The Hindu that the teenager said the atmosphere at his home was tense because of constant fights between his parents.

Reportedly, the accused is not good in studies and was afraid of taking the exams.

The sources said the agency is trying to analyse all aspects and possibilities in the murder case.