One of the judges hearing the Pradhyumn Thakur murder case Justice Khanvilkar has recused himself from the hearing. A fresh bench will now be constituted to hear plea of Pradhyumn’s father, which was seeking the formulation of guidelines on the issue of safety and security of school children across the country. Pradhuman was found with his throat slit in the school washroom in Gurugram on September 8. School bus conductor Ashok Kumar was arrested by Haryana Police in connection with the crime. However, a Gurgaon civil court had granted bail to Kumar on a bond of Rs 50,000. The CBI, which took over the investigation on September 22, apprehended a Class 11 student in connection with the killing.
Published On: Dec 04, 2017