By Our Staff Reporter
Srinagar/Dehradun, 30 Sep: Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, accompanied by Cabinet Minister Dhan Singh Rawat, today met Ankita Bhandari’s family members at their house located at Srikot in Pauri and besides consoling them, also assured that the entire government stood with them.
The Chief Minister said that the killers of Ankita would be given the harshest punishment with the case being taken up in a fast track court.
He emphasised that the government is fully committed to providing justice to Ankita. An SIT has been constituted under the chairmanship of DIG P Renuka Devi to investigate the matter, and the investigation is making rapid progress.
The Chief Minister added that the police had already arrested the three accused in the case and legal action would be taken against those whose role is found to be suspicious during the investigation. He assured that no accused person would be spared.
The CM also provided financial assistance of Rs 25 lakhs in the form of a cheque to the victim’s family. Cabinet Minister Dr Dhan Singh Rawat, District Magistrate Dr Vijay Kumar Jogdande, SSP Yashwant Singh Chauhan, SDM Akash Joshi were also present on the occasion.