Pulkit Arya was arrested on Friday for allegedly killing a 19-year-old girl receptionist, Ankita Bhandari

Pulkit Arya is the son of Vinod Arya, a BJP leader from Haridwar & a former chairman of Uttarakhand  Mati Kala Board.

Pulkit along with manager Saurabh Bhaskar, & assistant manager Ankit Gupta were arrested on friday.

They were arrested after they confessed to have killed the missing girl & thrown her body into the  Cheela Canal, Pauri.

The body of the missing teen receptionist was recovered from Chilla canal on Saturday morning.

Officials said that the accused confessed to having pushed the teen into a canal after a dispute  & she drowned.

The three accused were sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Kotdwar court, police said.

A missing complaint had been lodged after the girl was not found in her room by her parents on  Monday morning.

After the murder snowballed into a major controversy, the locals demanded ‘bulldozer justice’ from Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami.

On Friday night, a bulldozer was called to destroy the resort after CM Dhami told officials to take ‘stern’ action.