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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Akhilesh Yadav demands resignation of MoS Home Ajay Kumar Mishra for 'unbiased' probe

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Akhilesh Yadav calls for resignation of MoS House for ‘unbiased’ probe | Information

Lucknow: Samajwadi Celebration President Akhilesh Yadav on Friday (October 8) mentioned sending summons to Union Minister of State for House Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son for questioning within the Lakhimpur Kheri case is simply a formality and insisted he ought to resign for an unbiased probe into the incident.
“Sending of summons to the minister’s son (Ashish Mishra) is a formality. The federal government has woken up after the Supreme Court docket intervention. The minister ought to resign,” Yadav mentioned whereas speaking to reporters outdoors his residence in Lucknow earlier than leaving for Bahraich to satisfy households of two farmers, who have been killed within the violence.
“In any other case, the officer who can be questioning him should first salute him after which interrogate him. Earlier than leaving, the officer should once more salute him as a result of his submit,” the previous UP chief minister added.
Ashish Mishra, who was requested to seem earlier than the police at 10 am on Friday in reference to the violence, didn’t attain the police traces until 10.30 am, sources mentioned.
When requested about studies that the minister’s son has fled to Nepal, Yadav mentioned he didn’t have any details about this. “If that is true, the Centre ought to intervene and get the accused arrested from Nepal,” he mentioned.
The SP chief alleged that the BJP authorities hides crime dedicated by its leaders and welcomes them with “bouquets” of their occasion.
“Movies and different proof coming in together with eyewitness accounts recommend that the minister’s son was behind operating over the farmers. This ‘damdaar’ (sturdy) authorities, because it claims in its commercials, is just for the ‘taakatwar’ (strongmen),” he mentioned attacking the Yogi Adityanath authorities.
He mentioned if SP will get voted to energy within the upcoming meeting elections, his authorities will assist farmers with “crores of rupees.”
The state authorities didn’t have Rs 2 crore to present to the deceased farmers’ households, he added.
Yadav had on Thursday visited Lakhimpur Kheri and met relations of two farmers and a journalist, who had died within the violence.
On October 3, eight individuals have been killed in Lakhimpur Kheri with 4 of them being farmers, who have been allegedly knocked down by autos pushed by BJP staff travelling to welcome Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to an occasion within the space.
The opposite 4 have been two BJP staff, a driver of MoS Mishra and a journalist working for a non-public tv channel.
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