Lakhimpur Violence Case: Ashish Mishra arrested by UP Police

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The Uttar Pradesh police arrested Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister of State for Home, Ajay Mishra. He is arrested in connection with the violence that erupted in Uttar Pradesh’ s Lakhimpur Kheri last Sunday.

He is accused of allegedly mowing down farmers while they were participating in a rally. The Deputy Inspector general of Police (DIG), Upendra Agarwal said “Ashish Mishra was arrested for not cooperating with the probe” regarding the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

He added that Ashish Mishra was arrested “as he was not cooperating during the interrogation and didn’t answer few questions”. Furthermore, he said that he would be produced before the court soon.