Gurugram school murder: Nitish Kumar speaks to deceased's family, urges Manohar Lal Khattar to meet them

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday spoke with the family members of a seven-year-old boy who was killed in the toilet of a Gurugram school.

Kumar also spoke with his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar, requesting him to meet the family members who hail from Bihar's Madhubani district.

 Gurugram school murder: Nitish Kumar speaks to deceaseds family, urges Manohar Lal Khattar to meet them

File image of Nitish Kumar. PTI

In his telephonic conversation, Kumar said a meeting of the Haryana chief minister with the deceased's family would not only instill a sense of confidence but also ensure a faster and impartial probe, an official release said.

Khattar assured Kumar that he would meet the family members, it said.

Kumar had on Sunday also asked Khattar to take stern action against those involved in the killing.

The Bihar chief minister had directed the resident commissioner in Delhi to immediately send officials to Gurugram to meet the grieving family and console them.

On the chief minister's directive, Bihar Director General of Police PK Thakur had talked to his Haryana counterpart and requested him to to take the strongest possible action against the culprits.

The Class II student was found dead with his throat slit inside a toilet of Ryan International School on 8 September.

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Updated Date: Sep 11, 2017 16:50:42 IST