New Delhi : Congress MP Manickam Tagore has moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha "to discuss the killing of innocent farmers through rash driving by the son of MoS Home in Lakhimpur Kheri district, to direct the govt to ensure the culprit punished, & ask the PM to dismiss the MoS Home."
In October this year, eight people were allegedly killed during the farmers protest at Lakhimpur-Kheri, out of which four were farmers. Probe is going on against Union Minister Of Home Ajay Mishra's Son Ashish Mishra. The SUV Which hit the farmers was of Ashish Mishra.
UP Govt Told to File Counter Affidavit on Ashish's Bail Plea in Week
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday granted a week’s time to the state government to file its counter affidavit on a bail plea of Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. It directed that the matter be listed after the aforesaid period.
The bench of Justice Karunesh Singh Panwar passed the order on the bail plea moved on behalf of Ashish Mishra. The petitioner pleaded that he was innocent and had no role in the crime.
The violence had erupted in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3 when farmers were protesting over the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to Mishra’s native place. Four farmers were run over by a vehicle allegedly carrying BJP workers. Four others, including a journalist and two BJP workers, were also killed in the violence that ensued.