Lakhimpur Violence Latest Update: Taking action in the case of violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, police have arrested two people.
Lakhimpur Violence Latest Update: Taking action in the case of violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, the police have arrested two people. According to the police, the names of both are Ashish Pandey and Lavkush Rana. Both the AP are said to be associates of Ashish, son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra. Police say that two people have been arrested. Some more people may be arrested, their search is on.Also Read – BJP Executive Council: Maneka and Varun Gandhi did not get a place in the new National Executive of BJP, is this the reason…
When Lucknow range IG Laxmi Singh was questioned about the arrest of Ashish Mishra, he said, ‘We are also sending summons to the main accused today. We will record his statement. Further evidence is gathered on the basis of that. He said that two people are being questioned. He has confirmed the role of three others. These people are giving a lot of information. We are summoning the main accused (Ashish Mishra) for questioning. Also Read – Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Supreme Court asks for status report from UP government, asked- how many arrests have been made in the case so far?
Two people are being questioned. They’ve confirmed the role of three others who are dead. Technically, they have also been accounted for. These people are giving a lot of information. We are sending summon to the main accused (Ashish Mishra) for questioning: Lucknow IG Lakshimi Singh pic.twitter.com/jG4UZZ8qaA
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 7, 2021
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It is known that this action from the police side has come to the fore after the strictness of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court had taken suo motu cognizance of the matter and today itself was heard in the Chief Justice’s Bench. The top court had asked the UP government in the court that how many people have been arrested in the case so far. The Supreme Court has sought a status report from the government in this matter on Friday. Along with this, the Supreme Court has also asked the UP government that how many FIRs have been registered in this case so far? How many people are accused, tell them all.
Let us tell you that on October 3, during the demonstration of farmers in Lakhimpur, there was a ruckus. It is alleged that the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra crushed the protesting farmers with his Thar jeep. Four farmers were killed in this, while four more people died in the uproar after the incident. BJP workers are also included in this. The Yogi government has given a compensation of Rs 45 lakh to the families of the deceased farmers, while Rs 10 lakh to the injured. The Union Minister’s son has also been prosecuted, but no arrest has been made yet.
After the incident, there was a tremendous political uproar and the opposition parties strongly attacked the government. Section 144 was imposed by shutting down the internet in Lakhimpur Kheri and surrounding districts. On Wednesday evening, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi were allowed by the government to visit Lakhimpur Kheri. Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi had met the families of the deceased farmers.