Union minister’s son Ashish Mishra – The murder accused in the death of the farmer in Lakhimpur Kheri has been called for questioning, UP Police said. Police said that two people present at the spot have been arrested.
This is the first time that the police has asked Ashish Mishra, the son of junior home minister Ajay Mishra, to be questioned. An FIR was lodged against him on Monday. Police have pasted the notice outside the house of the Union Minister and summoned his son for questioning at 10 am on Friday. The inaction so far had fueled the opposition’s allegations that the police were shielding high-profile accused.
The two arrested persons have been identified as Luv Kush and Ashish Pandey. Police said the two were traveling in the same vehicle, which ran over a journalist and farmers. Two live cartridges were recovered from them. An eight-member team of UP Police will investigate the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
NS Supreme Court, which is hearing a petition regarding incidents in Lakhimpur Kheri, on Thursday questioned “how many people have been arrested” and asked the state government to submit a status report by tomorrow.
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Hearing begins in UP violence case
The Supreme Court had asked the UP government to submit a status report till date and give details of who have been arrested and the eight people killed on Sunday.
Political strategist Prashant Kishor in a tweet this morning indicated a fallout with the Congress as he linked the recent protests over eight deaths in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur with hopes of a “revival of the GOP (Grand Old Party)-led opposition”.
People looking for a quick, spontaneous revival of the GOP-led opposition #lakhimpur kheer The incident is setting itself up for a major disappointment.
Unfortunately, there is no quick fix to the GOP’s deep-rooted and structural weakness.
— Prashant Kishor (@PrasantKishor) 8 October 2021
Lakhimpur Kheri Horror
Why are you silent ?
We just need a word of sympathy from you
It shouldn’t be difficult!
If you were in opposition, what would be your reaction?
please tell us
— Kapil Sibal (@KapilSibal) 8 October 2021
Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish, who has been charged with murder in eight deaths in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, made a senior police officer wait this morning as he skipped police interrogation despite nationwide outrage over the matter. . This was the first time that Ashish Mishra He was called for questioning amid calls for his arrest by opposition leaders – the violence that erupted in Lakhimpur on Sunday has turned into a major political issue ahead of next year’s state elections.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday demanded that Minister of State Ajay Mishra Teni should be sacked from his post in connection with the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which eight people, including four farmers. were killed.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who reached Lucknow with the delegation ahead of her Lakhimpur Kheri tour, said, “We demand that Monu Mishra be immediately arrested and the minister sacked.”
He further said, “The families of the innocent who lost their lives should be given proper compensation including government jobs.”
The Akali leader also attacked the government over the three agricultural laws and said, “The government is not listening to the farmers and now farmers are being killed…we stand with the farmers.”
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Minister’s son yet to appear before police
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kumar Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra, who was asked to appear before the police at 10 am on Friday in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, did not reach the police lines till 10.30 am. Deputy Inspector General (Headquarters) Upendra Agrawal, who was leading the investigation team, reached the office on time. An official source said around 10.30 am, “Ashish Mishra has not come yet.” After two people were arrested on Thursday, police posted a notice outside their house asking them to appear before them in connection with the violence that claimed eight lives.
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi how he would have reacted to the violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri in which eight people were killed.
Samajwadi Party President and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that he met the families of the deceased and they all want justice, Samajwadi Party demands financial assistance of Rs 2 crore and government jobs for the families.
“I met all the families of the deceased and they all want justice. I hope the truth will come out. There are many cases where justice was not done. The National Human Rights Commission has reported where Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of detentions. number of deaths in the state,” he said.
The Supreme Court, which is hearing a petition regarding incidents in Lakhimpur Kheri, on Thursday questioned “how many people have been arrested” and asked the state government to submit a status report by Friday.
Ashish Mishra UP Police said that today at 10 am called for questioning. Police said that two people present at the spot have been arrested.
AAP MP and party’s Uttar Pradesh in-charge Sanjay Singh on Thursday termed the Supreme Court’s tough stand on the Lakhimpur Kheri violence as “shameful” for the BJP government in the state.
“Farmers have been killed in the vehicle of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son. The families of the victims have raised questions as to why the Union Minister was not asked to resign and why his son has not been arrested. Now the Supreme Court has also asked why arrests have not been made in the Lakhimpur Kheri case so far. This is a shameful situation for the Yogi Adityanath government,” he told reporters.
When the entire country was mourning the death of farmers in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were celebrating the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” in Lucknow and did not even visit the families here. The deceased farmer Mr. Singh said.