Pulkit Arya, the son of a BJP leader, is the main accused in the murder case of the 19-year-old girl who went missing in Uttarakhand. He is the owner of the resort where the victim worked as a receptionist.
A 19-year-old girl, who worked as a receptionist at a resort in the Laxman Jhula area of Rishikesh, was reported missing in Uttarakhand on September 19. The police on Friday mentioned that the case of the missing girl had been converted to a murder charge. Following a missing complaint, Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal Police arrested the main accused, Pulkit Arya, who is the owner of the resort, along with assistant manager Ankit Gupta and manager Saurabh Bhaskar.
1. All three accused were presented before a court on Friday and sent to jail for 14 days of judicial custody.
The development came after the three accused, in police custody, confessed to pushing the victim into the canal near Chila Road. Following the incident, the girl drowned in the waterbody and the SDRF (state disaster response force) team was on the lookout for her body, the police stated.
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2. The 19-year-old girl was a resident of Srikot village in Pauri Garhwal. She had been serving as a receptionist at the private resort in the Laxman Jhula area. Her family had filed a missing report after she could not be traced on September 18.