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Vikas Barala, friend sent to judicial custody

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Chandigarh, Aug 12: Haryana BJP President Subhash Barala’s son Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar were on Saturday sent to judicial custody by a court here in the attempted abduction and stalking case involving an IAS officer’s daughter.

Presenting the accused in the court here, Chandigarh Police, which had taken a two-day police remand on Thursday, did not seek further custody.

The police had earlier sought their remand to reconstruct the crime scene.

Both were re-arrested on Wednesday after they were booked under non-bailable offences, including attempt to abduct Varnika Kundu, under Section 365 (kidnapping or abduction with intent to confine person) and Section 511 (attempt to commit offence punishable with life imprisonment) of the Indian Penal Code.

Vikas and Ashish have denied that they intended to abduct the woman, who is a disc jockey.

Varnika Kundu, 29, daughter of Haryana Additional Chief Secretary V.S. Kundu, had complained to police that the two accused had stalked and intimidated her and tried to abduct her on August 4-5 night.

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Delhi: Firing in Burari, 3 injured

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New Delhi, June 18: At least three people were injured in firing in Burari area on Monday. 

More details awaited.

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Partly cloudy sky in Delhi, rains likely

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New Delhi, June 18: The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy sky on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.

The air-quality across the National Capital Region (NCR) was very poor on Monday morning, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

“The sky will remain partly cloudy with the possibility of rains or thundershowers along with strong gusty winds,” a scientist at India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 66 per cent and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 37 degrees Celsius.

On Sunday, the maximum temperature was settled at 36.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.

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Western UP to witness Rain, Thunderstorm

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Lucknow, June 18: Several areas of Western Uttar Pradesh likely to witness thunderstorm and rain accompanied with a dust storm within next two hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

According to the IMD, the monsoon is hovering over Maharashtra in the west and parts of Odisha, West Bengal and Assam in the east and northeast India.

Last week, a deadly thunderstorm hit several areas of Uttar Pradesh, killing 10 people and injuring 28 others.

Meanwhile, the residents of Delhi are facing an intense heat wave and reeling under a haze of dust brought by winds from Rajasthan, apparently raising the level of air pollution to severe category.

On Sunday, the national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 36 degrees, while the minimum temperature stood at 28 degrees.

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