The body of a class II student with his throat slit was found inside the toilet of Ryan International School at Bhondsi in Gurgaon on Friday morning. The student has been identified as seven-year-old Pradduman. A knife has been recovered from the scene of the crime.
The boy had reportedly come to school around 8.15 am. The school authorities called his father around 8.45 am informed him about the death. Confirming the death, police said they are investigating the matter. Ryan International School is located on Sohna road in Gurgaon.
Last month, a 10-year-old boy died allegedly after “falling down” at G D Goenka Public School in Indirapuram. Arman Sehgal a student of class IV was dropped by his father to school and received a call as soon as he reached home. “They said my son had fallen down and was being taken to Shanti Gopal Hospital,” his mother, Swati Sehgal, said. Arman, who received head injuries, was declared dead at the hospital, police said. An FIR against the school principal and the management was registered on a complaint filed by the boy’s father, Gulshan Sehgal.
The incident on Friday is not a first for Ryan International School. On January 20, 2016, a six-year-old student, Devansh Kakrora, of Ryan International School, Vasant Kunj died after he allegedly fell into a water tank. According to the CCTV video footage obtained from Ryan International School, Divyansh was seen playing on the school ground, a few minutes before his body was found in a water tank. After the incident, a case of negligence causing death was registered at Vasant Kunj North police station. Police had arrested the principal and four other staff, five days after Divyansh Kakrora drowned in a water tank on the campus.