- Ankita’s family will get a compensation of 25 lakhs
- Uttarakhand CM announced
- Ankita’s body was recovered from the Chila canal on 24 September
Ankita murder case: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami has announced compensation in the Ankita Bhandari murder case. A compensation of Rs 25 lakh has been announced for Ankita’s family members. This information is provided by the Chief Minister’s Office. Let us state that Ankita’s dead body was recovered from Chila canal on 24th September. 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.
19-year-old Ankita Bhandari used to work as a receptionist
Ankita Bhandari, 19, used to work as a receptionist at Vantara Resort in Ganga Bhogpur in Yamkeshwar, Pauri district of Uttarakhand. Pulkit, the main accused in this case, is the son of Vinod Arya, a former BJP leader from Haridwar. Arya was thrown out of the party by the BJP after the incident came to light.
There is anger across the state with this massacre, with people blocking 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 river Alaknanda and demanded justice for her.
“Don’t even let me see my daughter’s face at the last minute”
Ankita’s mother Soni Devi on Monday said 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 one more day. The biggest crime they (the government) committed was that I did not even let myself be seen my daughter’s face.
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