FIR filed against four college students for 'stalking' Smriti Irani

| Updated: Apr 02, 2017 13:33 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 2 (ANI): An FIR has been filed against the four college students who were tailing Union minister Smriti Irani's car on Saturday evening in a state of inebriation. The FIR has been filed under section 354 D (stalking) and section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code. The students, who belong to a south Delhi college, had consumed alcohol at a friend's birthday party. On their way back home, they started chasing down the Union Minister's car, the Delhi Police said. Irani first made a PCR call and then lodged a formal complaint with Chankayapuri Police Station following which the students were detained. According to the medical report, the four accused tested positive for alcohol, confirming that they were intoxicated while trying to overtake Union Minister's car. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) said the students tried to overtake Smriti Irani' vehicle, when she was crossing Moti Bagh flyover. (ANI)