Five months after he was arrested for allegedly stalking Chandigarh-based DJ Varnika Kundu, Vikas Barala was granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday. Barala, the son of Haryana BJP president Subhash Barala, was arrested on August 9, 2017.
His petition for bail had been dismissed four times by a trial court. Barala, and his friend Ashish Kumar are facing trial on charges of stalking and attempt to kidnap Varnika Kundu in Chandigarh on the intervening night of August 4 and 5, 2017.
Read the interview with Varnika Kundu here.