Lakhimpur Kheri violence case: Security has been beefed up outside Sessions Court in Lakhimpur Kheri where Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, an accused in the violence case, will be produced by police on Monday.
Ashish Mishra was arrested on October 9 after 12 hours of interrogation by the Crime Branch of Uttar Pradesh police in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
The Uttar Pradesh Police will file an application before a court in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Monday seeking custody of accused Ashish in the incident that claimed the lives of eight people earlier this month.
As many as eight people including four farmers had died in the violence that took place on October 3. Uttar Pradesh police have so far arrested three people including Ashish Mishra, who is the son of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra Teni.
Mishra was arrested on October 9, after 12 hours of interrogation by the Crime Branch of Uttar Pradesh Police, in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri incident case and was later sent to judicial custody.
The local court will hear the matter on October 11 on whether the Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Ajay Mishra Teni's son should be sent to police custody or not.
Sanyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of several farmer unions, has alleged that Ashish Mishra Teni, son of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra Teni arrived with three vehicles around the time that farmers were dispersing from their protest at the helipad and mowed down farmers.