In the Ankita Bhandari Murder Case, the postmortem report regarding evidence and the Special Investigation Team (SIT) report is matching, confirmed DGP P Renuka Devi. She further said, the SIT probe report and collection of evidence, are same as the doctor's report after postmortem, which has been discussed in detail. Furthermore, the accused Pulkit Arya, son of expelled BJP member Vinod Arya, has been arrested and an investigation is… read-more
RSS leader Vipin Karnwal has been booked for allegedly making an objectionable comment regarding the Ankita Bhandari case. An FIR was filed against Karnwal after he said that her “father put raw milk before hungry male cats,” referring to the victim Bhandari as “raw milk”, and the accused as “hungry male cats”. Tensions escalated in the society for insulting a rape victim. He also blamed her father for her killing.
In the ongoing investigation of Ankita Bhandari murder case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the matter has recovered two vehicles used in the crime. The vehicles were reportedly recovered from the resort in Rishikesh, where Ankita used to work. DIG P Renuka Devi said that the vehicles have been identified using CCTV cameras. Further details are awaited as a probe is underway.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) women's wing protested against the murder of 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari, in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. On September 25, the protestors demanded strict action against Pulkit Arya, the son of BJP leader Vinod Arya, the main accused in the murder case. Notably, the AAP women's wing called for a march to the BJP-headquarters but was stopped by police. Meanwhile, Pulkit is under police-custody, and an investigation is… read-more
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The murder of 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, allegedly by a BJP leader's son Pulkit Arya have created rukcus in the region, On September 24, protestors staged dharna, turned violent and burnt the resort, owned by Pulkit where, the 19-year-old girl worked as a receptionist. They also demanded justice and strict punishment for Arya, who is suspected to have killed Ankita. Meanwhile, police arrested the accused and… read-more
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Near Brahmapuri on Rishikesh-Badrinath road, a car fell into a deep gorge killing three persons and leaving three others injured, on September 9. Following the incident, the injured persons was rushed to a government hospital in Rishikesh for treatment. According to police inspector Ritesh Shah, all the persons were going to Badrinath Dham. Further details on the matter are awaited.
In Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag, an under-construction bridge collapsed near Narkota area, killing more than half a dozen labourers, on July 20. The bridge was located on Rishikesh-Badrinath highway, just six kilometres from Rudraprayag. Reportedly, six people have been rescued and admitted to a hospital, and four-five are feared to have been trapped. SDRF and police officials are present on site, to carry out the rescue operation.
In a tragic accident near Totaghati, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, five people, Pinky (25), Pratap Singh (40), his wife Bhagirathi Devi (36), and their two children Vijay (15) and Manju (12), residents of Ban village died. Notably, the incident happened in the wee hours of May 8. The victims went wedding shopping for Pinky's marriage, on May 12, when the driver lost control and the car fell into a 250-meter deep gorge.
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The Rishikesh-Badrinath highway is now open for the public after it was closed due to heavy rainfall, the District administration of Tehri confirmed on September 2. Earlier on August 27, Ashish Shrivastava, DM of Devprayag, issued an order to close the route between Tapovan and Devprayag owing to debris caused by heavy rains. Vehicles are now allowed to commute from 8 am-5 pm.
In a serious blow to the Uttarakhand’s COVID tackling strategy, 110 medical staff of AIIMS-Rishikesh tested COVID positive on May 8. Interestingly, all the infected frontliners were administered with COVID jab. AIIMS Rishikesh PRO Harish Thapliyal said, the high positivity could be due to the direct contact with COVID-19 patients. Informing that deadly virus has reached villages, Uttarakhand minister Subodh Uniyal said government will take ‘… read-more
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