Lucknow | The Bareilly couple Ajitesh and Sakshi on Monday was granted security by the Allahabad High Court after the couple had filed a petition seeking protection from woman’s father BJP MLA Rajesh Mishra. The couple was earlier allegedly roughed up by some people at Allahabad High Court premises.
Bareilly BJP MLA Rajesh Mishra’s daughter Sakshi and her husband Ajitesh had earlier filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court, seeking protection to “live a peaceful life” as a married couple.
Addressing reporters in the court premise, the couple’s lawyer said,”Only Ajitesh was beaten up. It’s not known who were these people. But it proves that there is indeed a threat to their life for which they were seeking protection.”
Sakshi Misra (23) had uploaded a video on a social media platform last week, making her marriage with Ajitesh Kumar (29) public.
In another video, she alleged there was a threat to her life from her father, brother and an associate. The couple asked for security, contending that there was a threat to their life from the BJP MLA, who was “unhappy” with their marriage as Sakshi was a Brahmin and Ajitesh a Dalit.
The petitioners prayed that police or Rajesh Mishra do not disturb them in “their peaceful living as both petitioners were major and had entered into marriage with a free will.