Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: The Supreme Court will give its verdict tomorrow i.e. Wednesday (January 25) on the bail plea of Ashish Mishra, accused in the Lakhimpur violence case. Ashish Mishra is the son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni. Ashish Mishra is in jail for more than 1 year. According to the January 25 cause list uploaded on the Supreme Court website, a bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice JK Maheshwari will pronounce the order.
This bench had reserved its order on the petition of Ashish Mishra during the hearing held on January 19. The Supreme Court had said during the hearing that it is not right to keep someone in jail till the trial is over. Please inform that farmers were run over by a vehicle in Lakhimpuri Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, in which Ashish Mishra has been made an accused.
What’s the matter?
Actually, on 3 October 2021, 8 people died in Tikunia of Lakhimpur Kheri. After this, violence broke out there regarding the matter. During this, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya was to visit and the farmers were opposing the visit in the area. According to the Uttar Pradesh Police’s FIR, an SUV ran over four farmers, in which Ashish Mishra was sitting.
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Journalist and BJP workers killed
After this incident, the driver of the SUP and two BJP workers were allegedly beaten to death by angry farmers. A journalist also died in this violence. The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court had rejected Ashish Mishra’s bail plea on July 26 last year. After this he has challenged this order of the High Court in the Supreme Court.