India / Killing of BJP workers in Lakhimpur was not a crime, it was result of reaction instead of action says Rakesh Tikait

Zoom News : Oct 09, 2021, 10:14 PM
New Delhi: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday said he does not consider him a criminal who allegedly killed Bharatiya Janata Party workers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri. According to Tikait, they did this in response to the car being mounted on the protesters.

'Those who kill BJP workers do not consider criminals'

Rakesh Tikait said, 'A convoy of cars trampled 4 farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, in response to which 2 BJP workers were killed. It was a reaction instead of an action. I do not consider those involved in the murder as criminals. Apart from this, Yogendra Yadav, leader of United Kisan Morcha said, 'We are saddened by the death of people, be it BJP workers or farmers. It was unfortunate and we hope justice will be served.

Demand for the removal of Ajay Mishra from the post intensifies

Farmer leaders on Saturday demanded that Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son be arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. The leaders said that the incident was a well-planned conspiracy. Yogendra Yadav said that Ajay Mishra should be removed from the government because he hatched this conspiracy and he is protecting the culprits in this case. He said that on the day of Dussehra on October 15, United Kisan Morcha will protest by burning effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.

Interrogation of accused Ashish Mishra continues

The accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case and Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, is being interrogated. In this interrogation, Ashish Mishra could not answer some of the questions of the SIT.