Tuesday, 20 November, 2018


Four students booked for stalking Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani'stalking case Four booked for stalking intent to insult modesty of woman The Delhi Police have filed a chargesheet against four people for allegedly stalking Union Minister Smriti Irani last year
Hannah Rogers | 17 April, 2018, 15:32

The four accused have been booked for stalking, criminal intimidation and intention to insult modesty of a woman.

The incident is said to have taken place when Smriti Irani was travelling home to her Chanakyapuri area residence.

The four men, students of Delhi University, had followed Irani's vehicle in Lutyens Delhi in an "inebriated" state in April 2017. The police said that the accused were coming from a party and started chasing the Union Minister's auto. The former human resource development minister then made a PCR call and later filed a formal complaint with the Chankayapuri Police Station, following which the students were detained the same night.

One of the four accused tendered an apology to the union minister. The reports that the accused were booked under 354 D (stalking) and Section 509 (word, gesture or act meant to insult the modesty of a woman) charges of the IPC. We were making a video for Instagram and the music in the auto was loud. When we overtook the auto, we didn't know that Smriti Irani was there in it.

One of the accused was later quoted apologising to Irani. "We would have not done this if we knew that it was Smriti Irani's auto", reported ANI. The students reportedly used "unwanted" words and gestures as well.

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