SIT has got big evidence in Lakhimpur violence case. The police had seized the DVRs of two shops from near the spot. According to sources, the accused son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, Ashish, was at the spot when the violence took place in Tikunia. At that time he was wearing a white shirt. He is also visible in the CCTV found by the SIT. Police arrested Ashish Mishra on the basis of this footage.
In the Thar jeep from which the farmers were crushed, a man wearing a white shirt is seen sitting like the accused Ashish. However, after the violence, it was claimed that the jeep driver Hariom was driving and was wearing a white shirt. He was thrashed to death by farmers, but the body of driver Hariom was found in a yellow striped shirt.
Police seized rifle and pistol
The police have also seized a licensed rifle and pistol, which have been sent for forensic examination. Both these weapons are in the name of Ashish Mishra. A mobile has also been seized. The hearing on the police custody of Ashish Mishra has started today (Monday). Police has sought 14 days remand. Late on October 9, Ashish was sent to 14-day judicial custody after his arrest.
Ashish’s Thar jeep was not insured
Ashish’s Thar is also not insured since July 13, 2018. Due to which action will also be taken under the Motor Vehicle Act. Due to this, on the claim of the deceased, he will have to pay the amount of compensation, if the court asks for compensation to the aggrieved party and the court will decide in his favor.
The incident took place before the arrival of UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya at a riot organized in Tikunia. After the incident, the Deputy Chief Minister had canceled his visit. It is alleged that the car of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra crushed the protesting farmers. After this the politics in UP has intensified.