Ryan International Group’s founding chairman and managing director on Tuesday were granted interim protection from arrest by the Bombay High Court till Wednesday in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old boy in the school campus in Gurgaon.
Ryan International Group’s founding chairman Augustine Pinto, 73, and his wife Grace Pinto, 62, who is the group's managing director, on Monday had approached the high court seeking anticipatory bail apprehending arrest in the case.
Niteen Pradhan, their counsel, had yesterday said that Augistine, Grace and their son Ryan Pinto, group chief executive officer (CEO), had also filed an anticipatory bail plea.
Pradhan on Tuesday said that due to some problem, Ryan’s application was not filed with the high court registry.
“His application for anticipatory bail is in process and will be filed soon," added Pradhan.
Justice Ajey Gadkari said, "The applicants shall not be arrested till tomorrow.
The matter is adjourned till tomorrow on the request of the additional public prosecutor appearing for the Maharashtra government."
Arun Kamat Pai, additional public prosecutor, told the High Court that the court would have to issue notice and hear the Haryana government, as the offence in connection with the boy’s killing is registered there.
Justice Gadkar replying to the public prosecutor said, “For transit anticipatory bail why should this court hear the Haryana government. Let the applicants approach the court concerned there.”