The Juvenile Justice Board on Friday reserved its verdict in the Gurugram Ryan International School murder case till December 13, ANI reported.
The board was hearing the case regarding the Central Bureau of Investigation’s application seeking the 16-year-old juvenile accused’s fingerprints, the victim’s father’s plea that he should be tried as an adult, and the juvenile’s father’s allegations against the investigating agency.
The Class 11 student is accused of murdering a Class 2 student in the Gurugram school on September 8. The Class 2 student was found with his throat slit inside a washroom in the school. An autopsy revealed injuries on the boy’s neck, inflicted by a sharp-edged weapon, were the cause of death.
After the case was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Class 11 student was arrested. On October 9, the CBI said the 16-year-old had confessed to the crime.
The 16-year-old boy had been produced before the Juvenile Justice Board in Gurugram on Wednesday, which sent him to the juvenile home for 14 more days. He will next be produced before the board on December 20.