Pradyuman Thakur murder: Gurugram Ryan school re-opened amid safety concerns
Amid concerns over the safety of students, Ryan International School in Gurugram's Bhondsi reopened on Monday, several days after the murder of a class II student Pradyuman Thakur in its premises.
Gurugram: Amid concerns over the safety of students, Ryan International School in Gurugram's Bhondsi reopened on Monday, several days after the murder of a class II student Pradyuman Thakur in its premises.
Despite repeated assurances from the Haryana government, the parents are deeply concerned about the safety of their children going to the school.
Children are in fear, just asking one question-do we go to the toilet, or go to drink water? They say they won't go: Father of a student pic.twitter.com/gGFC2vflHh
— ANI (@ANI) September 25, 2017
Meanwhile, a new principal and vice-principal have been appointed for the Bhondsi branch of the Ryan International School.
A seven-year-old student was found dead with his throat slit inside the school's washroom on September 8.
The murder of the class two student in the prestigious school brought the safety of school children into sharp focus and sparked protests in many parts of the country.
A conductor of a school bus was arrested for the murder and the state government later handed over the probe into the incident to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
In view of public outcry over the incident, the Ryan management has take a slew of measures to strengthen the security in and around the school.
The construction of the school's boundary wall also began last week along.
The Ryan school management has also appointed a full-time safety and security officer (SSO) to look into all safety and security aspects of the school.
The school has also decided to issue ID cards for parents. Besides, the school has also issued instructions that all visitors will need to take prior appointments before coming to the campus and will require a valid ID proof to enter the premises.
They will be issued a visitor pass from the gate, the school said.
Additional CCTV cameras are being installed to cover the entire premises, including corridors, staircases and the area outside washrooms.
The school has also appointed new security guards and additional guards have been deputed in key areas.