PRADYUMAN MURDER CASE: HOW THE PINTOS HAVE GOT THEM BAILED SO FAR

BOMBAY HIGH COURT

SEPTEMBER 11: AUGUSTINE PINTO AND GRACE PINTO, FOUNDERS AND TRUSTEES OF THE RYAN GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR SON RYAN PINTO, CEO AND TRUSTEE OF THE RYAN GROUP, MOVED TO THE BOMBAY HIGH COURT SEEKING TRANSIT ANTICIPATORY BAIL – THEY SOUGHT PROTECTION FROM ARREST TILL THEY APPROACHED THE CONCERNED COURT (PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT IN THIS CASE) TO FILE THEIR REGULAR ANTICIPATORY BAIL PLEAS.

SEPTEMBER 12: THE BOMBAY HIGH COURT GRANTED AUGUSTINE PINTO AND GRACE PINTO PROTECTION FROM ARREST TILL SEPTEMBER 13. RYAN PINTO’S PLEA WAS NOT LISTED.

SEPTEMBER 13: PRADYUMAN’S FATHER MOVE TO THE BOMBAY HIGH COURT SEEKING TO OPPOSE THE PINTOS’ ANTICIPATORY BAIL PLEA – THE COURT EXTENDED STAY ON ARREST TILL SEPTEMBER 14 AS REQUIRED SUBMISSIONS IN THE CASE COULD NOT BE MADE.

SEPTEMBER 14: THE BOMBAY HIGH COURT REJECTED THE PLEA OF RYAN PINTO AND HIS PARENTS FOR THE TRANSIT PRE-ARREST BAIL BUT GRANTED THEM PROTECTION FROM ARREST TILL SEPTEMBER 15 TO ENABLE THEM TO FILE PLEA IN PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT ON SEPTEMBER 16.

PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT

SEPTEMBER 16: RYAN PINTO AND HIS PARENTS APPROACHED THE PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT, SEEKING ANTICIPATORY BAIL.

SEPTEMBER 20: THE HIGH COURT ISSUED NOTICE TO THE HARYANA POLICE SEEKING ITS RESPONSE ON THE ANTICIPATORY BAIL PLEA FILED BY THE RYAN OWNERS.

SEPTEMBER 22: CBI TOOK OVER INVESTIGATION IN THE CASE.

SEPTEMBER 25: THE PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT MADE CBI A PARTY IN THE PETITION SEEKING ANTICIPATORY BAIL.

SEPTEMBER 28: THE HIGH COURT STAYED THE ARREST OF THE THREE RYAN TRUSTEES TILL OCTOBER 7.

OCTOBER 7: ANTICIPATORY BAIL GRANTED TO THE PINTO FAMILY TILL DECEMBER 5 BY THE PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT.

PRADYUMAN’S FATHER MOVES THE SUPREME COURT

OCTOBER 3: PRADYUMAN’S FATHER MOVED THE SUPREME COURT SEEKING CANCELLATION OF THEPINTOS’ ANTICIPATORY BAILS BY SETTING ASIDE THE PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT ORDER.

OCTOBER 13: THE SUPREME COURT ISSUED NOTICE TO THE PINTOS AND THE CBI ON THE PLEA OF PRADYUMAN’S FATHER.

NOVEMBER 6: WHILE GRANTING INTERIM BAIL TO THE PINTOS, THE APEX COURT ASKED THE PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT TO DECIDE ON THE MATTER IN 10 DAYS (BY NOVEMBER 16).

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