The death of a 19-year-old receptionist in Uttarakhand has made people all over the country very angry. After his son was arrested in connection with the case, the BJP also took action against party leader Vinod Arya. Since the missing person case turned into a murder case on Friday, people all over the state are now protesting.
Ankita Bhandari went missing a few days ago. She worked as a receptionist at a resort in the Yamkeshwar block of the Pauri district in Uttarakhand. On Saturday, her body was found. The day before, Pulkit Arya, the son of now-expelled BJP leader Vinod Arya, and two of his employees were arrested in connection with the death of the 19-year-old girl.
In the meantime, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami, has asked for a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to be put together to look into the murder.
Here are the most important new facts:
Ankita’s Body Recovered
The body of Ankita Bhandari was found in the Cheela canal, where the accused are said to have dumped her. The people who were arrested in the case, Pulkit Arya, resort manager Saurabh Bhaskar, and assistant manager Ankit Gupta, all admitted to killing the girl and throwing her body into the canal.
A court put the three people accused of murder in jail for 14 days on Friday.