NEW DELHI: Investigation in Pradyuman murder case has revealed illegality and destruction of evidence by Gurugram Police, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources said on Sunday.
Earlier on Wednesday, the murder case of the seven-year-old Ryan International School student took a new turn after the CBI arrested a class 11 student of the same school and gave a clean chit to the bus conductor, who was arrested by the Gurugram Police for the murder and sexual assault of the child.
Pradyuman Thakur, was found dead inside the toilet of school premises, with his throat slit on September 8.
Earlier, the CBI produced the accused, who is a minor, before the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) and demanded his six-day custody.
The accused also confessed to his crime in front of his father, the CBI had told a juvenile court.
The CBI said that the accused committed the crime in order to postpone the parents-teachers meeting and the exams.
Meanwhile, the accused student has been sent to Faridabad observation home where he will be kept until the next hearing in the case on November 22.
Congress slams Haryana CM for influencing probe
Congress on Sunday slammed Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and BJP government in the state for party leaders allegedly trying to scuttle the police investigation into the murder of Class II student Pradhuman Thakur.
"Pradyuman Thakur Murder - CBI points fingers at BJP politicians and minister for scuttling police investigation as CM Khattar hurriedly gives clean chit," said Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Twitter attaching a news story with a headline CBI scans politicians' role in Ryan police probe.
"Will justice be made a scapegoat at the altar of political expediency?" he asked.