As soon as the three accused involved in the Ankita Bhandari murder case were informed about their appearance in the court, the opposition Congress protested demanding the hanging of the three accused. On the other hand, the Congress workers protesting outside the court were detained and released.
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Kotdwar: Famous of Uttarakhand Ankita Bhandari murder case Charges were framed against all the three accused. Here in Kotdwar, the decision has been given in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge on Saturday. Actually, government advocate Jitendra Rawat told that all the three accused Pulkit Arya, Saurabh Bhaskar and Ankit Gupta were presented in the court. After which the charge sheet filed by the police was argued. During this, Advocate Rawat said that charges have been framed against the three accused in the court under sections 302, 201 of the IPC.
Meanwhile, Government Advocate Jitendra Rawat says that 354A molestation charges have been leveled against the accused Pulkit Arya. However, the court has removed the section 354A registered against Bhaskar and Ankit Gupta. Rawat told that now the next hearing of the matter will be held on March 28. On that day the witnesses of the case will be produced in the prosecution.
A large number of policemen deployed during the court hearing
At the same time, the advocate said that before this, the bail plea of Arya and Gupta was also heard in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge. However, considering the seriousness of the matter, the court has rejected his bail application. However, a large number of policemen were deployed during the court hearing.
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Congressmen protest outside the court premises
Let us tell you that, as soon as the three accused involved in the Ankita Bhandari murder case were informed about their appearance in the court, the opposition Congress protested demanding the execution of the three accused. On the other hand, the Congress workers protesting outside the court were detained and released. About 100 witnesses have been included in the 500-page charge sheet filed by the police on the basis of SIT’s investigation in the court.
What is the matter?
Let us tell you that Ankita Bhandari (19) worked as a receptionist at Vanantra Resort located in Rishikesh. In this, on September 18 last year, Ankita Bhandari, a resident of Pauri, was allegedly murdered by the resort operator Arya along with two of her employees. Tried to push him into business. Since, Ankita refused him for this work.
At the same time, when Ankita opposed this, the accused killed her. In this case, the police had confirmed the murder of Ankita on 22 September. The police said that he was killed by the accused by pushing him into the canal. However, in this case, the owner of the resort Pulkit Arya and his two accomplices including Ankit Gupta and Saurabh Bhaskar were involved. He too was arrested.
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