Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala's son Vikas and co-accused Ashish Kumar, who were arrested yesterday and charged with the attempted abduction of a 29-year-old-woman, were produced before a court here today. The duo, who left the Sector 26 police station here in the afternoon amid tight police security, reached the district court complex at around 2:20 p.
M. They were re-arrested yesterday after they were charged with a non-bailable offence of attempted abduction under section 365 of the IPC and section 511, which relates to an attempt to commit an offence punishable with life or other imprisonment. Vikas and Kumar had earlier been arrested on Saturday following the woman's complaint but released on bail as they had been booked under bailable sections of the IPC and the Motor Vehicles Act. The stalking incident -- and their release -- triggered a nation-wide outrage and a spate of protests. The two accused yesterday joined the police investigation at the sector 26 police station, where they were grilled and later arrested.
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