Lucknow: Ashish Mishra, son of Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni, reached the crime branch office, Lakhimpur on Saturday in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence on October 3, in which eight people including four farmers were killed.
Earlier, the Uttar Pradesh Police had summoned him in connection with the investigation of the case. Earlier on Friday, Ajay Mishra Teni had said that his son was unable to report to the police due to health reasons. Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested two accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. The arrested people have been identified as Lavkush and Ashish Pandey.
The Uttar Pradesh Police said eight people had died in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident on October 3. Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday registered a case of murder against Ashish Mishra.
Sanyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of several farmer unions, alleged that Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra Teni arrived with three vehicles when the farmers were dispersing their protest at the helipad and landed down. And finally attacked SKM leader Tajinder Singh Virk too directly, tried to drive a vehicle over him.
However, Ashish Mishra denied the allegations of SKM and said that he was not present at the place where the incident took place.