Vikas charged with abduction

Vikas charged with abduction

Varnika Kundu, who was stalked and attempted to kidnap by Haryana BJP president Subhash Barala's son, Vikas Barala, on Friday stated that she is glad about the decision by the judicial system against the accused.

Judicial Magistrate Barjinder Pal Singh pronounced the order stating that all the charges in the FIR have been added in the chargesheet filed by the police. The court fixed the next date of hearing to 27th of this month.

A Chandigarh district court on Friday framed Vikas Barala, who was accused of stalking an IAS officer's daughter, on charges of abduction, media reports said. "This will also set a precedent for the rich and powerful that they can't get away by doing something like this", the 29-year-old said.

Varnika Kundu and Vikas Barala. However, the prosecution said Varnika's vehicle was "repeatedly followed" by the accused, one of whom even banged on the door of her auto.

Both were booked under non-bailable offences, including attempt to abduct Varnika under Section 365 (kidnapping or abduction with intent to confine person) and Section 511 (attempt to commit offence punishable with life imprisonment) of the IPC.

The two men were chargesheeted on September 21, 42 days after the incident took place.