Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh:
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) supremo Asaduddin Owaisi questioned after the death of eight people including four farmers in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident: “Prime Minister why is he not removing Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni from the party The cabinet.”
“Why doesn’t PM Narendra Modi remove Ajay Mishra from the cabinet? If father is a minister, the vehicle was his, it killed five farmers, he warned people and two days later five farmers were killed, why PM Narendra Modi Didn’t Modi sack him?” Mr. Owaisi asked while addressing the public in Balrampur.
He further alleged that the minister belonged to an upper caste and sacking him would not fetch votes in the upcoming assembly elections.
“It is because Ajay Mishra belongs to upper caste, elections are near and he will not get upper caste votes. If his name was Atiq instead of Ashish, wouldn’t he have driven a bulldozer at his house?” asked Owaisi.
The Crime Branch of Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the minister’s son Ashish Mishra last night after 12 hours of interrogation. He was later sent to judicial custody. Earlier, the police had arrested two people in the case.
The AIMIM chief further alleged that on the directions of the Supreme Court, “Ashish was called for questioning and was fed breakfast for 10 hours.”
The United Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of several farmer unions, alleged that Ashish Mishra arrived with three vehicles when the farmers were dispersing from their protest at the helipad and crushed the farmers and finally SKM leader Tajinder Singh Virk. also attacked directly. Tried to drive 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.