Varnika Kundu, the daughter of a senior Haryana IAS officer, alleged that she was stalked, chased and harassed by two men in Chandigarh. One of them was later revealed to be the son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala. The high-profile case has made national headlines, with new developments every few hours. Read all the updates here as they unfold.
Vikas Barala and Ashish Kumar Sent to Judicial Custody till 25 August
The two primary accused in the Chandigarh stalking case Vikas Barala and Ashish Kumar have been sent to Judicial Custody till August 25.
Vikas Barala Taken to Crime Scene: Reports
Reports on Thursday night suggested that Vikas Barala was taken to the crime scene. He, along with his friend Ashish, was arrested and sent to 2-day custody by the Chandigarh magistrate court.
Vikas Barala, Friend Sent to Two-Day Police Custody
Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar have been sent to two-day police custody by the Chandigarh Magistrate court on Thursday.
Police sought remand of the two accused from the court, saying it wanted to reconstruct the crime scene.
Civil judge Barjinder Pal Singh remanded the two accused to police custody till August 12.
The defence submitted before the court that the case is based merely on apprehension of kidnapping, which has been built under pressure, while pointing out to the counsel that media trial was going on in the case.