New Delhi: The 19-year-old receptionist, Ankita Bhandari who was murdered in Uttarakhand died due to drowning, according to the draft autopsy report.
According to the reports, Ankita had blunt force trauma.
The autopsy of Ankita Bhandari was done at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh.
The body of Ankita Bhandari who was reported missing a few days ago was also recovered on Saturday from the Chilla canal in Rishikesh.
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand | Search operation for the body of #AnkitaBhandari was carried out earlier today
The 19-yr-old receptionist went missing a few days back; 3 accused arrested. Police tweeted that they confessed to having pushed her into a canal after a dispute & she drowned pic.twitter.com/YYPnEPa6N4
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) September 23, 2022
Ankita Bhandari was a receptionist at a resort owned by BJP leader Vinod Arya’s son, Pulkit Arya, in Rishikesh.
On Friday, three persons, including Pulkit Arya was arrested after they confessed to having pushed Ankita into the canal after an altercation.
Here is what resort staffer Manveer Singh Chauhan said:
The next day we saw Ankita was missing from her room. Her bag, money, and food were left in the room: Resort staffer Manveer Singh Chauhan pic.twitter.com/1gHNsLBXBy
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) September 24, 2022