New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday issued a show cause notice to Ryan International School in connection with the murder of seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur in the school premises.

The board has given two weeks time to the school to respond to the notice.

“The two-member committee report on Ryan International School has been received by the board and being examined in the light of prescribed guidelines and violations thereof.

“A show cause notice to the school has been served to be responded within a fortnight. Next action will be taken accordingly,” a CBSE official said.

The CBSE had set up a committee to investigate the murder of the Class 2 student who was found dead on Friday by a school staffer in the washroom with his throat slit.

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