Ryan International School Murder Case: Bus Conductor Ashok Kumar Gets Bail. The Ashok Kumar, the bus conductor who was initially accused of murdering Ryan International School Class II student Pradyuman Thakur. He will be released from jail after furnishing a bond of Rs 50,000.
Ashok has been asked to cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as per requirement and to inform the police before leaving the city.
#PradyumanMurderCase: CBI submitted its sealed status report before Punjab & Haryana High Court in connection with bail plea of Ryan International School's owners, case adjourned till 4 pm today.
— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2017
“The bail was granted under Article 21 of the constitution. There were a lot of differences between findings of CBI and Haryana Police. We were given benefit of doubt,” Kumar’s counsel, Anil Sharma told ANI.
Gurugram Police had earlier arrested Kumar for allegedly murdering the seven-year-old. The police claimed that Kumar had tried to molest Thakur and killed him with a knife when he resisted. Kumar’s family alleged that the Gurugram Police extracted a confession from him under duress.