New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday termed the Ryan International School murder as "unfortunate" and said "justice will be served". "Unfortunate. It's like warning to ppl&schools. Justice will be served for sure," said the minister.
"Going to Gurugram tomorrow. Culprit won't be spared. Sympathies with child's parents," said Haryana education minister.
A seven-year-old boy who was on Friday found with his throat slit and lying in a pool of blood in a washroom of Ryan International School here was allegedly killed by a bus conductor who also tried to sexually abuse the minor, the police said.
The boy's father, Varun Thakur, who works as a quality manager with a private firm in Gurgaon, accused the school administration of negligence and said he was not told how critical his child was.
The death triggered outrage, with hundreds of parents and locals gathering outside the private school and protesting against the school management. Two people were arrested for vandalising school property.
The police said some students found the boy in the washroom in the school building in the Sohna area at around 8.30 am. "The students alerted the teachers and the school management then informed the police, who rushed him to Artemis Hospital. He was declared brought dead by doctors," Ravinder Kumar, PRO Gurgaon Police, said. (With inputs from agencies)