Uttar Pradesh, Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Union MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra, the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, has appeared before the police on Saturday.
Uttar Pradesh police had summoned Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case in which eight people lost their lives including four farmers.
Earlier, Awadhesh Kumar, legal advisor of Ashish Mishra, had said that “We will respect the notice and will cooperate in the investigation. Ashish Mishra will appear before the police.”
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The UP Police had arrested two accused in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri case. The arrested persons have been identified as Luvkush and Ashish Pandey.
Eight people died in the Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3, said Uttar Pradesh police. On Monday, the police filed an FIR for murder against Ashish Mishra.
Earlier, there were reports that Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra had fled to Nepal. However, these were just speculations as he has appeared before the Crime Branch in Lakhimpur.
The opposition has been demanding the dismissal of Ajay Mishra and the arrest of Ashish Mishra.