NFTV : Bureau : Haryana BJP President Subhash Barala’s son Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar were on Wednesday arrested again by the Chandigarh Police after they were booked under non-bailable sections of attempt to abduct and attempt to commit an offence for stalking an IAS officer’s daughter named Varnika Kundu .
Both accused, who appeared before police on Wednesday afternoon, were interrogated by police officials for over two hours before being booked under Section 365 (kidnapping or abduction with intent to confine person) and Section 511 (attempt to commit an offence punishable with life imprisonment).
The incident of stalking happened on the intervening night of August 4-5 (early Saturday).
The conduct of the Chandigarh Police in this high-profile case came under criticism as they allegedly favoured the accused, who stalked and intimidated Varnika Kundu, daughter of Haryana Additional Chief Secretary V.S. Kundu.
Both the accused arrived amid high drama at the police station in Sector 26.
Vikas and his friend arrived in a Ford Endeavour SUV amid pouring rain, with the Chandigarh Police throwing an elaborate security ring inside the police station complex to keep away Congress and Aam Aadmi Party protesters and the media.