Ankita Bhandari murder case: Increased difficulties for accused, case registered under Gangster Act
A case has been registered against the accused in the Ankita Bhandari murder case under the Gangster Act.
Action will be taken against Pulkit Arya, Ankit Gupta and Saurabh Bhaskar under the Gangster Act.
Ankita Bhandari was murdered in the month of September.
Pauri. On Sunday, the police registered a case under the Gangster Act against the accused in the famous Ankita Bhandari murder case of Uttarakhand. According to a press release issued by the police here, Pauri’s Senior Superintendent of Police Shweta Choubey issued an order as soon as she took charge of Pauri’s police officer Prem Lal Tamta and Laxman Jhula’s station in-charge immediately to the accused Pulkit Arya, Ankit Gupta and Saurabh Bhaskar. He directed to take legal action by registering a case against him under the Gangster Act.
serious allegations made in the trial
Acting on the order, a case was registered against the accused under the 2/3 Uttar Pradesh Gang Bandh and Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act 1986. It has been said in the registered case that Arya, the kingpin of the accused gang and members of the gang Bhaskar and Gupta used to do anti-social work by earning money illegally by indulging in crimes like immoral trade in the resort and its surrounding area.
Ankita was murdered in the month of September
It also states that the accused disturbed the public peace and order by committing a heinous crime in the area. In September, 19-year-old Ankita, who worked as a receptionist at Vanantra Resort in Yamkeshwar area of Pauri district, was allegedly killed by resort operator Arya along with two of his employees (Gupta and Bhaskar) in the Chila canal near Rishikesh. was killed by pushing.
locals took to the street
The three accused were immediately arrested after the case was handed over to the police. However, as soon as the news of the connection of the main accused Arya’s father Vinod Arya with the ruling BJP spread, the angry local people came on the streets, after which the government constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under the chairmanship of Deputy Inspector General of Police P Renuka Devi to investigate the matter. Had done it.
Vinod Arya expelled from BJP
The BJP had also shown Vinod Arya the way out of the party immediately. Two days back, Pauri District Magistrate Vijay Kumar Jogdande and Senior Superintendent of Police Yashwant Singh were transferred by the state government, which had come to an uncomfortable position over the role of revenue police in the Ankita murder case and the subsequent demolition of some part of the resort by bulldozers.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 31, 2022, 00:43 IST