Interim bail granted to Pinto family in Pradyuman Thakur murder case

ANI | Updated: Nov 06, 2017 17:23 IST

New Delhi [India] Nov. 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Sunday granted interim bail to Pinto family in connection with murder of Ryan International school student Pradyuman Thakur.

The apex court also asked Punjab and Haryana High Court to decide the matter within 10 days.

The top court, earlier in October, issued notice to Augustine Pinto, Grace Pinto and Ryan Pinto on application of Pradyuman's father Varun Thakur.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on October 7 granted interim bail to the Pinto family till December 5, with stringent conditions.

The family, which owns Ryan Group of Institutions, is accused in the murder of its student Pradyuman Thakur, whose body was found with his throat slit inside the toilet of the Ryan International School in Bhondsi, near Gurugram on September 8.

On September 28, the Punjab and Haryana High Court had stayed the arrest of the Pinto family.

They had moved the High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the matter. (ANI)