The SIT probing the Lakhimpur Kheri violence on Thursday took Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son and 3 others arrested within the case to recreate the collection of occasions resulting in the incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Tikonia village. Amid tight safety, the 3 accused had been taken to the web site of the incident at the Tikonia-Banbirpur highway, round 60 km from district headquarters Lakhimpur town, police mentioned.
8 other folks died within the October 3 violence and of them, 4 had been farmers, allegedly knocked down through a car sporting BJP staff. Infuriated farmers then allegedly lynched some other folks within the cars. The opposite useless integrated two BJP staff and their motive force. Within the incident, a journalist was once additionally killed.
Farmers claimed that Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra was once in some of the cars, an allegation denied through him and his father who say they may be able to produce proof to turn out he was once at an match at the moment.
Ashish Mishra ‘Monu’ was once arrested within the case on October 9 after 12 hours of wondering, and a court docket has authorised his police custody from October 12 to October 15.
The opposite 3 — Shekhar Bharti was once arrested on October 12, and Ankit Das and Latif alias Kale had been arrested on October 13. Das, Latif and Bharti are in police custody from October 14 to October 17.
On Thursday, investigators reached the district prison premises within the morning to take Das, Latif and Bharti into police custody. The trio had been taken to the crime department’s place of business on the Reserve Police Strains, which is close to the district prison the place major accused Ashish Mishra is lodged.
They had been taken to Tikonia village through the particular investigation group (SIT) amid heavy safety for additional investigations, police mentioned.