Dehradun: The BJP Saturday expelled Vinod Arya and his son from the party after a huge backlash erupted against the politician.
The move came a day after the leader’s another son was arrested in the murder case of a woman receptionist at a resort in Pauri.
The party’s media incharge Manveer Chauhan said on Saturday that action has been taken against Vinod Arya and Ankit on the orders of state BJP president Mahendra Bhatt.
The girl worked as a receptionist at the resort and she went missing for last few days. A missing complaint was lodged at a revenue police outpost. Acting on the complaint, police cracked the case within 24 hours of being transferred from the revenue police to regular police, a senior police official said.