Uttar Pradesh / Lakhimpur Kheri violence UP govt opposes bail plea of Ashish Mishra in supreme court

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jan 19, 2023, 01:38 PM
Ashish Mishra's crime is grave: The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has opposed in the Supreme Court the bail granted to Ashish Mishra, son of Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra, accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. During the hearing in the Supreme Court, the UP government said on Thursday that this is a heinous and serious crime. If the accused Ashish Mishra is granted bail in this case, it will send a wrong message to the society.

After the hearing on Thursday, the Supreme Court has reserved the verdict on the bail plea of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra's son Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Ashish Mishra is the son of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra. Uttar Pradesh government's lawyer Garima Prasad appeared before the bench of Supreme Court Justice Suryakant and Justice JK Maheshwari and this incident of Lakhimpur violence is a serious crime. He said, 'This is a serious and heinous crime. This will send a wrong message to the society.

8 people were killed

Actually, on October 3, 2021, 8 people lost their lives in the incident of violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. This was the time when the farmers were protesting against the visit of the then Deputy CM of UP Keshav Prasad Maurya in their area.

According to the FIR registered by the Uttar Pradesh Police, an SUV had run over 4 farmers. Accused Ashish Mishra was also a passenger in this SUV. After this, the driver of the SUV and two BJP workers were allegedly beaten to death by angry farmers. A journalist lost his life in this incident of violence.

In this case of violence, trial is going on against a total of 13 people, including Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra. A total of 13 accused have been booked under Indian Penal Code sections 147 (rioting), 149 (offence by a member of an unlawful assembly), 148 (rioting with a sharp weapon), 307 (attempt to murder), 427 (causing pecuniary damage) Charges were framed under IPC, 326 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), 302 (murder) and 120 (b) (conspiracy) and section 177 of the Motor Vehicles Act.