New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra has been arrested in connection with Lakhimpur Kheri violence where eight people lost their lives. The nine-member SIT headed by Deputy Inspector General of Police Agarwal, arrested Mishra after quizzing him for more than 11 hours.
Ashish was summoned by the UP Police to appear before the SIT probing the incident, he had previously failed to appear for questioning. Uttar Pradesh Police had summoned MoS Teni’s son 11 AM.
DIG Upendra Agarwal, Saharanpur told reporters that Ashish was not co-operating and failed to answer a few questions. “Ashish Mishra, son of MoS Home Ajay Mishra Teni, has been arrested as he was not cooperating during the interrogation and didn’t answer few questions. He will be produced before the court,” he was quoted as saying by ANI.
Ashish Mishra, son of MoS Home Ajay Mishra Teni, has been arrested as he was not cooperating during the interrogation and didn’t answer few questions. He will be produced before the court: DIG Upendra Agarwal, Saharanpur pic.twitter.com/nLG3HcmNME
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A nine-member team led by DIG Upendra Agarwal is investigating the case against the minister’s son and others.
Meanwhile, two of the seven people mentioned in an FIR were arrested on Thursday. They arrested have been identified as Luvkush and Ashish Pandey. A total of eight people including four farmers died in the violence that took place in Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday.