Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra overlooked his 10 am time limit on Friday to seem earlier than the police right here in reference to the violence that killed 8 other people, together with 4 farmers, giving upward thrust to hypothesis that he could have absconded, assets mentioned. Deputy Inspector Common (Headquarters) Upendra Agarwal who’s heading the workforce probing Sunday’s incident waited for him on the police traces however he did not display up until a minimum of 1 pm, assets on the spot mentioned.
“Ashish Mishra has not turned up till now,” an professional supply mentioned. In a observation issued right here, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha mentioned, “…there is no trace of him (Ashish Mishra). News reports indicate that he is changing locations and is absconding, with several Uttar Pradesh Police teams searching for him.” The morcha expressed its “serious concern and shock” at Mishra now not but being arrested.
As investigators waited for Mishra, studies emerged that he may have fled to Nepal. Requested about it, Samajwadi Birthday celebration president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday mentioned, “If this is true, the Centre should intervene and get the accused arrested from Nepal.” After two males have been arrested on Thursday, the police pasted a realize out of doors Mishra’s space asking him to seem earlier than it at 10 am on Friday.
The arrested males have been known as Luvkush of Banbirpur village and Ashish Pandey of Nighasan tehsil, two of the seven other people discussed in an FIR lodged by way of the police in reference to the violence. A nine-member workforce headed by way of DIG Upendra Agarwal has been shaped to analyze the FIR lodged in opposition to the minister’s son and others.
4 of the 8 individuals who died on Sunday have been farmers, allegedly knocked down by way of automobiles wearing BJP employees. Indignant farmers then allegedly lynched some other people within the automobiles. The opposite useless integrated two BJP employees and their driving force.
Farmers claimed that Ashish Mishra was once in one of the crucial automobiles, an allegation denied by way of him and his father who say they may be able to produce proof to turn out he was once at an tournament at the moment. In its observation, the morcha alleged that two different males — Sumit Jaiswal and Ankit Das — have been additionally concerned within the violence, however they don’t seem to be being arrested by way of the police.
“There is only information on a notice issued to Ashish Mishra summoning him for questioning. The UP government and Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra are adopting protective tactics to ensure that Ashish Mishra roams free,” it mentioned. It alleged that Sumit Jaiswal was once within the Thar automobile that mowed down the farmers and was once obviously observed escaping from the automobile.
In a similar way, a video clip the place a police professional was once observed wondering an individual stuck all over the incident printed that Ankit Das was once within the Fortuner automobile that was once additionally concerned within the violence, the morcha mentioned. The morcha demanded fast arrest of Ashish, Sumit and Ankit.