Ankita Bhandari

Ankita murder: Three accused say no to narco test

The three accused in the murder of Ankita Bhandari, a receptionist at Vantara resort, refused to undergo narco and polygraph test. 

published on : 23rd December 2022

Ankita Bhandari murder case: SIT identifies ‘VIP’ guest in 500-page chargesheet

According to sources, the guest has told the SIT that Pulkit charged an additional amount of at least Rs 10,000 for “special services.”

published on : 22nd December 2022

Former BJP neta’s son among 3 charged with Ankita Bhandari murder case

The chargesheet will be filed in court on Monday. December 22 will mark three months since the arrest of the accused.

published on : 18th December 2022

Uttarakhand moves court for narco test on Ankita murder accused 

ADG (Law and Order) V. Murgeshan said that the investigation is over and a chargesheet will be filed soon under Sections 302, 201 and 120B of the IPC.

published on : 5th December 2022

Uttarakhand: Fire at factory located on premises of resort linked to Ankita's murder

An official said prima facie the accident took place due to overheating of an inverter installed in the factory.

published on : 31st October 2022

Receptionist Ankita murder case: Gangster Act slapped on three jailed accused

The police have booked three suspects under the Gangster Act in the murder of Vantra Resort receptionist Ankita Bhandari in Rishikesh.

published on : 31st October 2022

Ankita Bhandari murder case: Forensic report rules out rape

The reports of the visceral samples did not speak of any sexual assault on her before she was killed, the officer said requesting anonymity

published on : 17th October 2022

Days after Ankita's murder, Uttarakhand limits revenue police powers

The Uttarakhand government has transferred the powers of all sectors related to tourism from the revenue police to the civil police.

published on : 8th October 2022

Stamp of 'traitor' will always remain, Uddhav Thackeray tells Shinde faction at Dussehra rally; slams BJP 

"The stamp of traitor (on the Shinde faction) will never go away. As time changes, the face of Ravan also changes. Today, it is the traitors (who are Ravan)," he said at the well-attended gathering.

published on : 5th October 2022

Ankita Bhandari murder case: SIT questions revenue officers, employees of Pauri district

The SIT is also interrogating Patwari Vaibhav and his car details, as he went on leave after receiving the news of Ankita's disappearance.

published on : 29th September 2022

Lawyers boycott Ankita murder accused; Protesters demand CBI probe

The Bar Association of Kotdwar passed a resolution not to represent the accused, a lawyer said.

published on : 28th September 2022

Uttarakhand murder: Expelled BJP leader's son misbehaved, verbally abused girls, says ex-employee

The body of the resort staff was recovered from the Chilla Canal in Rishikesh on September 24.

published on : 27th September 2022

Under fire, government hands over rural security to civil cops

The government’s decision follows widespread protest over Ankita’s death, during which the revenue police’s shortcomings were exposed.

published on : 26th September 2022

Seething public anger marks Ankita’s cremation

The Rishikesh-Badrinath national highway remained blocked for about 10 hours as hundreds of people demanded that the autopsy report be made public.

published on : 26th September 2022

Uttarakhand receptionist murder| Police to ensure Ankita's killers are hanged: DGP Ashok Kumar

Additional SP Kotdwar Shekhar Chandra Suyal also refuted a report on social media that evidence at the resort was destroyed.

published on : 25th September 2022

Uttarakhand receptionist murder: Protesters block Rishikesh-Badrinath national highway in Shrinagar

As the protesters sat on a dharna on the highway on Sunday, police tried to pacify them by bringing Ankita's father Virendra Singh Bhandari to the spot to talk to them.

published on : 25th September 2022

Uttarakhand receptionist murder: Ankita died of drowning, says draft report; kin refuses to do last rites

Injuries were found on Ankita Bhandari's body, suggestive of a blunt force trauma; however, she died of drowning, said the preliminary report.

published on : 25th September 2022

Uttarakhand receptionist murder: Body found; father and brother of accused expelled from BJP

A day after the government demolished parts of the resort where a BJP leader's son murdered a 19-year-old woman, enraged locals have set fire to the resort.

published on : 24th September 2022

Uttarakhand resort murder: Body of receptionist found in Cheela canal

An SIT led by DIG police P Renuka Devi has been set up to conduct a speedy probe into the killing of the 19-year-old woman.

published on : 24th September 2022

BJP leader's son arrested for Uttarakhand receptionist's murder

According to sources, the victim’s WhatsApp chats with a friend hint that she was under stress over some demands made by the resort operators.

published on : 23rd September 2022