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Charge sheet filed against four DU students for 'stalking' Smriti Irani

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Police has filed a charge sheet against four University students for allegedly misbehaving with and stalking in 2017.

The final report was filed before who took cognisance of the charge sheet and put up the matter for October 15.

The four youths, identified as Sitanshu, Karan, and Amit, were booked on charges of stalking, criminal intimidation and intention to insult the modesty of a woman.

"I take cognisance of the offence as mentioned in the charge sheet. Considering the overall facts and circumstances of the cases, there is sufficient material on record to issue summons against the accused," the said, noting that the accused were on bail.

In April 2017, the police had alleged that the drunk students had followed Irani's car in Lutyens' Delhi, following which they were detained.

Acting on a complaint, the police had intercepted the car in which the four youths were travelling. The students, in the age group of 18-19 years, were detained at the station in the diplomatic enclave here. The incident had occurred near the US embassy, the police had said.

It had claimed that the medical examination of the accused had confirmed the presence of alcohol in their blood.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 12:35 IST