The Apex court rejects the bail of Lakhimpur incident accused Ashish

Supreme court

Lucknow: The son of Central Minister of state for home ministry Ajay Mishra alias Teni, Ashish Mishra will have to go to jail once again. The Apex court of the country has rejected his bail of him that was granted by the high court. Court has ordered him to surrender in a week’s time. Ashish is accused of crushing the protesting farmers with his car.

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 During the farmer’s protest, the farmers of the Tarai belt were united at the Lakhimpur Khiri. When the deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya was to visit Tikuniya, the farmers united to register their protest before him.

It is said that Ashish wasn’t happy with this and he drove his car to the place where farmers were gathered. His car was driven over the farmers. Ashish is accused as the mastermind of this incident. Farmers who were there alleged that Ashish himself was present in the car. He also shot bullets there. In this episode, 8 people died, including a local reporter.

SIT claimed that there is evidence

An FIR was lodged in the matter and SIT was there to investigate. The SIT claimed that there was proof that Ashish was present there at the time of the incident. His gun was used for firing bullets. Ashish surrendered himself and was behind the bars. The opposition was made a larger issue of law and order as the minister’s son was involved in the incident. Though during the assembly elections, Ashish got the bail. 

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Victims didn’t get enough chances

The supreme court commented that victims didn’t get enough chances during the hearing of the bail. They must get. The case was filed before the supreme court from the side of the farmers. Farmers wanted that the bail shouldn’t be granted to Ashish. If he will get the bail, surely, he will try to put pressure on the farmers. Farmers were also claiming that during the online hearing high court judge couldn’t hear him properly due to technical faults.