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New twist in Chattisgarh stalkign case - CCTV footage has disappeared, alleges report

Justice for the victim of the Chandigarh stalking victim seems to get more and more out of reach as the days go by.  AN ABP News report has alleged that six of the nine CCTV cameras in the area did not have footage for the heinous incident on Friday night.

Staff correspondent, NewsCrunch

Justice for the victim of the Chandigarh stalking victim seems to get more and more out of reach as the days go by.

AN ABP News report has alleged that six of the nine CCTV cameras in the area did not have footage for the heinous incident on Friday night. 

This is highly unusual in a city like Chandigarh, where CCTVs are regularly monitored. Police generally receive CCTV footage in the first hours of any accident.

Incidentally, police has not yet recovered the footage from the three working CCTVs as well even after categorically stating that no case can be built without the visual evidence.

The difference between this case and the others that the police solve much more efficiently seems to be the involvement of the ruling BJP in the case.

The drunk men that followed 29 year old Varnika Kundu in the desolate stretch of Sector 8 and tried to get into her car happens to be Vikas Barala, son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala, and his friend Ashish Kumar.

The men were arrested and let go almost immediately, another breach of convention.

The BJP Chief Minister has already given Subhash Barala a clean chit and they claim that there is no pressure on the police to fudge the facts.

The police also vehemently claimed that their probe is independent of any political interference.

However, the victim feels otherwise, a point of view that is lent credence by the missing footage and the police dragging their steps.

Chattisgarh stalking case - CCTV footage not available (video)

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