Ankita Bhandari Murder Case
- Many revelations in the post mortem report of Ankita Bhandari
- Forensic investigation will be done to confirm physical abuse
- Revealed in the report – Ankita died due to drowning in water
Ankita Murder Case: Ankita Bhandari’s final post-mortem report has arrived. It has been revealed in this report that Ankita died due to drowning in water. Injury marks were found at 4-5 places on his body. However, forensic investigation will be done for whether Ankita Bhandari was physically abused or not. There is no confirmation about physical abuse at this time. In the postmortem report, injury marks have been found on the fingers of both hands of Ankita.
Accused of murder by pushing Ankita into the canal
Ankita Bhandari, 19, used to work as a receptionist at Vantara Resort in Ganga Bhogpur in Yamkeshwar in Pauri district. Ankita Bhandari was allegedly murdered by resort operator Pulkit Arya along with two of his employees, manager Saurabh Bhaskar and assistant manager Ankit Gupta, by pushing him into the Chila canal near Rishikesh. Earlier, on September 23, in the missing Ankita case, the three accused who had confessed to killing her during interrogation were arrested. On the behest of the accused, Ankita’s body was recovered from the Chila canal on September 24.
After the incident, BJP expelled Arya from the party.
Pulkit, the main accused in this case, is the son of Vinod Arya, a former BJP leader from Haridwar. Arya was expelled from the party by the BJP after the incident came to light. There is anger in the entire state with this massacre where people blocked the Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway in Srinagar for several hours demanding immediate execution of Ankita’s killers. Thousands of people also attended Ankita’s funeral on Sunday evening on the banks of Alaknanda river and demanded justice for her.
“Didn’t even let me see my daughter’s face at the last minute”
Upset over her daughter’s murder, Ankita’s mother Soni Devi on Monday said that injustice has been done to her as she was not even allowed to see Ankita’s face at the last minute. He said, “What was the need to perform the last rites at night. When he had stopped so much, he would have stayed for one more day. The biggest crime they (government) committed was that I didn’t even let me see my daughter’s face.