The court refused to show any sympathy to the convict, saying it would do “immense harm to the justice system and undermine the public confidence”.
In a series of tweets, Babul Supriyo, who is Union minister of state for heavy industry, made light of the crime a senior BJP leader’s son in Chandigarh has been accused of committing.
Attempted Kidnapping Case: CCTV Footage ‘Unavailable’, BJP Leader’s Family Resorts to Victim-Shaming
In a Facebook post, that has now been deleted, a member of the Barala family shared a photo of DJ Varnika Kundu with two men and implied that she was drunk at the time of the incident.
The stalker was a BJP leader’s son, his victim the daughter of an IAS officer. But the incident which played out in Chandigarh on Friday happens whenever men think they have the right to do as they please with women.
With rejected and resentful stalkers resorting to committing horrifying crimes, can Bollywood remain uncritical of how stalking is portrayed on screen?