- Ankita Bhandari, the receptionist of a private resort who had been missing for 4 days, was murdered
- The Uttarakhand police swung into action as the missing person campaigned on social media
- Politics begins in Uttarakhand over murder: CM orders strict action
Ankita Bhandari, the missing receptionist of a private resort, has been found murdered. The police have arrested 3 people, including the resort manager, in connection with the girl’s death. It is being said that the administrator and manager of the resort were absconding since the day of the incident.
The three accused were beaten up by people
Meanwhile, in Uttarakhand, the news of Ankita murder case accused Pulkit Arya, Ankit and Saurabh Bhaskar have been beaten up. The incident took place when the police were taking the accused to Kotdwar to produce them in court. Meanwhile, hundreds of villagers stopped the police vehicle in Kodiya in front of the barrage bridge. Meanwhile, the villagers also abused the journalists covering the matter and took away their mobile phones. Ankita Bhandari was killed by being pushed down a hill into the Ganga.
A search operation in the canal
In Uttarakhand, receptionist Ankita Bhandari has been murdered at a private resort in Yamakeshwar assembly constituency of Paudi Garhwal district. 19-year-old Ankita was missing from September 18-19. There was a campaign of missing people on social media. However, the girl’s body has not been found yet. Police and SDRF teams are conducting a search operation in Shakti Canal near the district power house.
The BJP leader’s son was the manager of the resort
Police have arrested three people including BJP leader’s son Pulkit Arya in this case. The manager of the resort where Ankita worked was Pulkit Arya. After the disappearance of the girl, the administrator and manager of the resort was absconding. The police will soon reveal the entire matter.
Rishikesh went for a walk and then the girl went missing
Ankita Bhandari, a resident of Srikot village in Pauri Garhwal, was working as a receptionist at a private resort in Ganga Bhogpur for a few months. Resort manager Pulkit Arya told the police that receptionist Ankita Bhandari was staying in a separate room. She was under mental stress for few days. Because of this, on September 18, he took her to Rishikesh. He said that they returned from there late at night. After that, everyone slept in separate rooms built in the resort. But, on the morning of September 19, Ankita was missing from her room.
Resort staff gave different statements
On the other hand, her father had reached Ganga Bhogpur when he came to know about the disappearance of his daughter. Meanwhile, the girl’s family questioned the staff present at the resort. Meanwhile everyone said different things. A complaint was then lodged with the police regarding the suspicious role of the resort management and staff. Also, organizations including Uttarakhand MLA Umesh Kumar started a campaign on social media regarding the disappearance of Ankita Bhandari. Due to which the police arrested three accused resort owner Pulkit Arya, manager Saurabh Bhaskar and assistant manager Ankit Gupta.
Police are doing their job: CM Dhami
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has said that the Director General of Police in the Secretariat has been instructed to take strict action regarding the Rishikesh incident. Anyone who has committed this heinous crime will be severely punished. The police are doing their job. Justice will be served to the victim.
All three accused arrested : DGP
State DGP Ashok Kumar said, This is a very sad incident. Laxman Jhula is a private resort near Police Station area. A girl from Srikot village was working in it. The girl was missing for 5 days. The area falls under the revenue police area, with no regular police interference. A missing complaint was registered with the revenue police, which has been transferred to the regular police the previous day. Within 24 hours, Laxman Jhula police have arrested three accused including the main accused Pulkit Arya. Further action is being taken.
Congress surrounded BJP
In this matter, Uttarakhand Congress spokesperson Garima Dasauni said that Ankita Bhandari, a resident of Paudi Garhwal, was working as a receptionist in a private resort. She gets lost inside the resort. Every day since September 18, family members have been pleading. They move here and there to make cases. But, the case was registered on the fourth day i.e. 21st September. Now it is known that the dead body of Ankita Bhandari has been found. Vinod Arya, the father of resort owner Pulkit Arya, the main accused in this case, has been a minister of state in the Uttarakhand government.