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Chandigarh stalking: Vikas Barala admits he was following Varnika Kundu's car

Varnika Kundu, daughter of an IAS officer, was allegedly stalked through the streets of Chandigarh on Friday night by Vikas Barala, son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala, and his friend in an SUV. Photograph: (Facebook)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 10, 2017, 03.59 AM (IST)

Vikas Barala, accused of stalking a woman in Chandigarh on Friday night, has accepted during questioning that he was following Varnika Kundu’s car, ANI cited sources as saying.

Vikas and Ashish Kumar, the other accused, were arrested yesterday (August 9) by the Chandigarh Police. They were arrested after a detailed interrogation and after the charge of attempt to abduct was added to the other charges against them.

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Vikas was asked to appear before the Station House Officer (SHO) of Sector-26 Police Station at 11 am yesterday but he appeared at 2:30 pm instead.

The accused will be produced before the court today (August 10) and the police will seek their custody, a top police official told PTI.

Also read: Chandigarh stalking: Accused's father, BJP leader, claims no pressure on police

Varnika Kundu, daughter of an IAS officer, was allegedly stalked through the streets of Chandigarh on Friday night by Vikas Barala, son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala, and his friend in an SUV.

Both Vikas and Ashish were arrested on August 5 for allegedly stalking the woman. However, both were released on bail the same day as they were booked under bailable sections of the IPC and the Motor Vehicles Act.

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