Chandigarh BJP leader’s son granted bail in stalking case
A Panchkula court on Sunday granted bail to Vishant Chaudhary, son of Chandigarh BJP secretary Anit Chaudhary, in connection with the case of stalking his former colleague.Vishant, aged 27, was booked under Sections 354D (stalking) and 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint) of the India Penal Code, besides provisions of the Arms Act.“We produced Vishant in the local court (duty magistrate) today and he was granted bail. After due investigation the accusation relating to Arms Act could not be proved. The allegations under rest of the sections remain intact. We will keep investigating the matter,” Noopur Bishnoi, ACP, Panchkula (Women), told The Hindu.The woman, a former colleague of Vishant, had alleged that while she was driving her car, Vishant chased her in his car on the night of February 23, from Sector 15 market. He later, threatened her of dire consequences at gunpoint at Kalagram light point in Chandigarh. The woman sought help by dialling the Chandigarh police control room.