'My son was tortured', alleges accused juvenile's father; CBI denies


Haryana Minister Rao Narbir Singh on Thursday expressed shock over the recent development in CBI's investigation in connection with Pradyuman murder case that has found a class XI student of Ryan International School culpable of the crime and demanded an impartial probe into the matter. The statement came shortly after a special children's court sent the boy to a remand home in Faridabad till November 22.

Earlier on Saturday, CBI investigators took the boy to the incident spot and where he recreated the sequence of events. He was later in the day presented before the Juvenile Justice Board which ordered that he should be sent to Faridabad Observation Home till the next hearing.

An application in the court was also filed by the father of the accused alleging that CBI had violated the norms set by the court to interrogate the juvenile.

He was asked to explain entire chain of events, even the smallest of the details, that unfolded on that day as the team took various measurements and recorded time, among others, needed to commit the crime as part of a corroborative exercise, they said, adding it was done to ascertain the claims of the accused. He was reportedly asked how he got the idea to kill someone to get examination and parents teacher meeting delayed, what he did after the crime, whom he spoke to and whether he confide in others.

The Class XI student's arrest was made by the CBI rejecting Gurgaon police's theory that the killing was the handiwork of school bus conductor Ashok Kumar.

Sources, however, said the shopkeeper was unable to recognise the apprehended boy as the one who bought the knife. CBI sources confirmed that the class 11 student's home was searched by the officials and some items were seized by them with the permission of the court. They had reached our house at 11.20 am.During their raid, the CBI officers took his shoes, books, bag and hard disk along with them , As Reported By DNAIndia.

Sources said the agency is also looking at the possibility of involvement of some more people but it has not questioned or detained anyone in this regard so far.