New Delhi: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday granted anticipatory bail to Pinto family till December 5.
The court has granted anticipatory bail to Ryan International Group’s CEO, Ryan Pinto, and his parents, founding chairman Augustine Pinto and managing director Grace Pinto, with certain conditions.
The Pintos cannot leave the country and will have to join the investigation when needed, victim’s lawyer S Tekriwal said.
The court has also asked the CBI, which is probing the case, to submit a report in the matter on December 5.
"High Court Justice Surinder Gupta today granted interim bail to them (the three trustees) till December 5," said Arshdeep Singh Cheema, who along with Sandeep Kapur, appeared for the Pinto family.
The lawyer said the two other accused arrested have also been granted bail.
Pradyuman Thakur family’s lawyer Tekriwal said that they are considering moving to the Supreme Court against the high court’s order.
On September 28, the Punjab and Haryana High Court had stayed the arrest of the three trustees of the Ryan group, who had sought anticipatory bail in this case.
Ryan Pinto, and his parents had approached the high court on September 16, seeking anticipatory bail in connection with the student's killing.
Class 2 student Pradyuman Thakur was found with his throat slit in a school washroom on September 8.
Schoolbus conductor Ashok Kumar was arrested in connection with the crime.
There was nation-wide outrage over the child's killing and allegations were levelled against the school management also.
On September 25, the high court had impleaded CBI as a respondent in a petition seeking bail for the three Ryan International Group trustees.
The Haryana government had earlier recommended a CBI probe in the matter. The premier investigating agency took over the case on September 22.
With inputs from agencies....