Noida shocker: Student repeatedly molested on school premises by bookseller; FIR filed

A Class VI student was allegedly molested on several occasions for the past few years by a bookseller on the premises of a Noida-based school, according to media reports.

The incident comes just a month after the murder of a Ryan International School student in Gurugram grabbed national headlines.

Pradhyuman Thakur, a Class II student was found with his throat slit in the washroom of the school on 8 September.

School bus conductor Ashok Kumar was arrested in connection with the crime following the incident.

The trustees of the Ryan group, CEO Ryan Pinto and his parents, Group's founding chairman Augustine Pinto and managing director Grace Pinto, were also arrested, but were granted interim bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 28 September.

The victim's father on 9 October moved the Supreme Court challenging the extension of the interim anticipatory bail granted to three trustees.

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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2017 22:46:28 IST

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