What Happened With The 19 YO Receptionist?

The three individuals, including BJP leader Uttarakhand Vinod Arya’s son Pulkit Arya, have confessed to the murder, according to the police. However, after a disagreement, they pushed the 19 YO receptionist at a resort into a canal, where she drowned.

“The girl said in a phone conversation that the accused were harassing her. The accused claimed that about 8 o’clock, the girl and men left the resort to travel to Rishikesh. They consumed alcohol and momos there, and Pulkit and Ankita later engaged in an heated argument close to the canal. Ankita threw Pulkit’s phone into the canal during the argument. Then, he pushed her into the canal.” the SSP told.

According to Pauri superintendent of police Shekhar Chandra Suyal, the accused claimed they threw 19 yo Receptionist’s body into the Cheela Canal. In addition, they initially tried to fool police, but when questioned by police sternly, they confessed the crime

A team has been sent to search for the teen’s body in the Cheela canal, he said. Moreover he told that the case was solved within 24 hours of being shifted from revenue police to local police. Also, after her parents failed to find her in her room on Monday morning. A missing complaint was filed at a revenue police outpost.

Pulkit Arya, the son of former BJP Leader Uttarakhand and 2 others got arrested 

The police have named Pulkit Arya, the son of former BJP Leader Uttarakhand Vinod Arya, as the “main accused” in the case. Above all, Vinod Arya served as a State Minister in the preceding BJP government led by Trivendra Singh Rawat.

The son of a former BJP leader Uttarakhand was among three people arrested by the state police on Friday. For the killing of a 19-year-old female receptionist working at a resort in the Laxman Jhula area. Also, The receptionist went missing five days ago, according to senior officers.

Pulkit and the two others have been charged with murder. Beside Pulkit Arya, those arrested are Vanantra Resort’s Manager Saurabh Bhaskar (The Resort is owned by Pulkit) and other person is the Assistant Manager Ankit Gupta – have also confessed to the killing.

When asked about the motive for the killing and allegations that the woman resisted the accused’s attempts to force her into sexual exploitation, Pauri Garhwal SSP Yaswant Singh told The Indian Express that the police are “looking into all possibilities.” The body of the woman, identified as Ankita Bhandari, has yet to be found, according to police. According to police sources, Ankita Bhandari is from Srikot village in Pauri Garhwal and was employed as the receptionist at the resort about a month ago.

How Ministers and other officials reacted to this incident?

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami called the incident “extremely sad and unfortunate,” and promised that those responsible would face “severe punishment.” “The police seem to be doing their job, and justice will be served to the victim,” he said.

The Chief Minister’s statement came after several female protesters surrounded and attempted to smash the police vehicle transporting the accused. Several local residents attempted to smash up the resort but were stopped by the police, according to officers.

According to SSP Yaswant Singh, the “accused have confessed.” “They claim they pushed the girl into the Chilla power house canal, making it a murder case.” However, the body has yet to be recovered. The initial registration of the FIR was under IPC section 365. (kidnapping). Now, we have combined the IPC sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence or giving false information).”


In conclusion, BJP Leader Uttarakhand has been expelled from the BJP Party’s primary membership after his son was held in a receptionist’s murder case in Uttarakhand. In addition, Vinod Arya, BJP Leader Uttarakhand and the father of the main accused Pulkit Arya. Also, he served as a former chairman of Uttarakhand Mati Kala Board with the rank of state minister. Moreover, Ankit Arya, brother of Pulkit Arya, was relieved by the state government from the post of Deputy Chairman of the Uttarakhand Other Backward Classes Commission.

Follow Digital and IT Solution for more such content.