New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) has sought a detailed report from the Delhi Police into the death of a six-year-old boy, whose body was found floating in a water tank, at Ryan International School.
Sources said that DCPCR has written to the DCP (South) Prem Nath who is heading the ongoing probe over the death of Devansh Kakora on January 30. "The DCPCR has asked the Delhi Police to submit the detailed report into the Ryan school incident to it. Thereafter, the commission will proceed accordingly," they said.
On Monday, the Arvind Kejriwal government recommended a CBI investigation into the death of Devansh at Ryan International School following demandby the child's parents and findings of a magisterial probe which pointed to "suspicious conduct" of school authorities.
According to the government, the decision for a CBI probe was taken based of findings of the magisterial inquiry and demand by the parents of the deceased. "The magisterial inquiry pointed out the suspicious conduct of school authorities and raised further queries.
Therefore, it was decided by the government that in the interest of justice, it will be appropriate to refer the case for investigation to the CBI," statement issued by the government.
The boy's father Ramhit Meena had on Saturday alleged that the child was sexually assaulted before being done to death and that there were injury marks on his private parts.
He had even alleged that the principal of the school "threatened" the family to keep quiet over the issue.
First Published On : Feb 10, 2016 02:37 IST