Ashish Mishra was arrested after 11 hours of questioning. The special investigation team said he was not cooperating during the interrogation.
The farmer leaders said Lakhimpur Kheri incident was a ‘pre-planned conspiracy’ to ‘terrorize’ farmers, while demanding arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra.
'He was my only son. I can arrange to pay double the amount that the government has paid as compensation to each family, provided it can bring back my 19-year-son,' said Satnam Singh.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath termed the opposition leaders heading to meet the bereaved families as ‘no goodwill messengers.’
'People looking for a quick, spontaneous revival of GOP led opposition based on Lakhimpur Kheri incident are setting themselves up for a big disappointment,' Kishor said on his Twitter handle.
Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: The bloodstains had been washed away in the rain. The fingerprints too had been erased by the fire. A broken pair of spectacles, mangled shoes, a tattered pair of jeans and some metal scrap were among the things that they recovered.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal spoke to oneof the affected families over phone and extended deepest condolences and assured all possible help.
As per the case list uploaded on the apex court website, a three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli would hear the matter.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi also sought personal intervention of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah to seal the border to check illegal supply of drugs and weapons.
In a statement issued, Priyanka Gandhi called her detention 'illegal' and said she has not been produced in front of a magistrate or any other judicial officer.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi questioned her “detention” saying why the person behind the killing of farmers in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri has not been arrested.
The UP police have taken the Punjab Dy CM and the seven MLAs to Police Post Shahjhapur falling under Police Station, Sarsawa, Saharanpur.
Two SUVs were set on fire by angry farmers, reports said, after they hit a group of protesters.
Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the Centre’s decision to postpone the Paddy procurement at the eleventh hour would further lead to resentment amongst the farmers, who were already on agitation against the farm laws.
The police have arrested the farmer and registered an attempt of murder case.
The Council of Ministers passed a resolution expressing solidarity with the farmers and their demands.
Punjab and Haryana state highways are closed, High Courts in both states have put a stay on the physical hearings, bus services have come to a standstill.
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