Lakhimpur Kheri: Hearing in Ashish Mishra remand case concludes, order soon

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A court in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri on Monday reserved its order on Ashish Mishra’s police remand in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed eight lives, including four farmers, on October 3.

New Delhi: A court in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri on Monday reserved its order on Ashish Mishra’s police remand in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed eight lives, including four farmers, on October 3.

The court has reserved its order in the matter and is expected to deliver its verdict. SIT has sought 14 days remand of Ashish Mishra.

Ashish Mishra, who was booked for murder on Saturday after 12 hours of questioning by the Crime Branch of Uttar Pradesh Police, was arrested and later remanded to judicial custody. He is the son of Union Minister of State for Home (MoS) Ajay Mishra Teni.

The United Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of several farmers’ unions, alleged that Ashish Mishra Teni, son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni, arrived with three vehicles when the farmers were dispersing their protest at the helipad and descended on the farmers. 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.

First published:October 11, 2021, 3:56 pm

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