Gurgaon :The Gurgaon Police has detained the Ryan International School gardener, Harpal Singh. A key witness in the murder of class II student, the gardener is likely to arrests some more persons, according to sources.
The Gurgaon Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) detained the gardener on Wednesday.
The 7-year-old Pradyuman Thakur was found with his throat slit in the washroom of the school last Friday. The school bus conductor Ashok Kumar has emerged as the prime suspect and has been arrested.
On Wednesday, SIT teams searched the school here for clues while a CBSE panel also inspected the premises to examine loopholes in security arrangements.
Besides Harpal Singh, the SIT has questioned 17 persons including section in-charge Anju Dudeja, suspended acting principal Neerja Batra, former principal Rakhi Verma, bus driver Saurabh Raghav, bus contractor Harkesh Pradhan and eight security guards.
According to Police sources, all suspects who are on the police radar, whether it is the suspended school principal, senior management officials or staff members, are being questioned.