However, based on the public prosecutor's plea, the court granted two-day police custody of the accused on grounds that they were needed to reconstruct the crime scene and establishing motive behind the crime. Police had recovered CCTV footage of incident night in which case Vikas was seen chasing varnika kundu.
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Sources say that the police pressed for custody as they will require both the accused to conduct further investigation in relation to the complaint made by the victim. Vikas is the son of Haryana state BJP chief Subhash Barala.
The defence lawyer had earlier claimed that Vikas and Ashish had not committed any offence and said a "media trial" was going on in the case.
BJP Minister son Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish, arrested for sedition with the daughter of IAS officer's daughter varnika kundu On Wednesday. both of them reached the 26-sector police station in Chandigarh for questioning. Regarding the incident, there was a huge outrage on the streets and in Parliament.
On Wednesday, while addressing the media over the incident, DGP Chandigarh said that after a detailed interrogation of the two accused, the police has chose to add 2 more charges including an attempt to kidnap.
The summon was issued to the duo under 160 Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the case has been filed against Barala under Section 354D (stalking), 341 (wrongful restraint), 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 185 MV Act (rash driving). However, both of them were granted bail the same day. "Have made a decision to arrest both accused, will be produced before the court tomorrow", he said. He assured action against his son.