Lakhimpur Kheri violence: BJP employee amongst 4 nabbed, minister’s son despatched to judicial custody

People take a look at the overturned SUV which destroyed in yesterdays violence during farmers prote

2021-10-18 23:52:38

People take a look at the overturned SUV which destroyed in yesterdays violence during farmers prote
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Individuals check out the overturned SUV which destroyed in yesterdays violence throughout farmers protest, at Tikonia space of Lakhimpur Kheri district.

4 extra individuals, together with a BJP employee, had been apprehended by the Uttar Pradesh police and SWAT staff of the crime department on Monday within the Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident, taking the variety of whole arrests to date to 10, mentioned officers.

Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra together with others accused within the case had been additionally despatched into judicial custody from police custody on Monday, they mentioned.

Eight individuals, together with 4 farmers, had been killed within the October 3 violence throughout a farmers’ protest within the Tikonia space of the district, with the incident snowballing into a significant political controversy over the alleged involvement of the Union minister’s son.

“4 individuals had been arrested on Monday by the Crime Department of the Lakhimpur Kheri police together with the SWAT staff. The SIT investigators and different senior officers are interrogating the accused and additional probe is underway,” the UP police mentioned in a press release.

These held have been recognized as Sumit Jaiswal, Shishi Pal, Satya Prakash Tripathi alias Satyam and Nandan Singh Bisht, the police mentioned.

Based on the police, the SWAT staff additionally recovered a revolver within the title of Satya Prakash Tripathi and three reside cartridges.

To date, the particular investigation staff (SIT) has arrested 10 individuals together with the important thing accused Ashish Mishra, Ankit Das, Ashish Pandey, Lavkush Rana, Shekhar Bharti and Latif.

Ashish Mishra, Ankit Das, Shekhar Bharti and Latif had been remanded in judicial custody on Monday after almost a fortnight in police custody, the officers mentioned.

An FIR was lodged on the Tikonia police station on October 3 over the episode through which the son of Union Minister of State for Residence Affairs Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’ was named as accused moreover 15 to twenty unnamed individuals.

The subsequent day, a counter-FIR was lodged on the similar police station on the premise of a grievance by Sumit Jaiswal, who has now been arrested.

Within the grievance, Jaiswal, a resident of Ayodhyapuri, recognized himself as a BJP employee who was on his option to welcome Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya for a wrestling occasion at Banbirpur, the native village of the union minister, when the violence broke out.

(with PTI inputs)

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