New Delhi: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and a few Punjab Cupboard ministers and others have been detained on Thursday on the Haryana-Uttar Pradesh border in Saharanpur as they have been enroute to Lakhimpur Kheri. Sidhu threatened to go on starvation strike if motion will not be taken towards the minister’s son by Friday.
They have been staging a sit-in protest on the border demanding the arrest of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra`s son Ashish Mishra in reference to the demise of farmers through the violence that erupted throughout farmers’ protests on Sunday (October 3) which result in the demise of eight folks.
Sidhu was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa and cupboard ministers Pargat Singh and Vijay Inder Singla, moreover former ministers Balbir Singh Sidhu, Gurpreet Kangar and Sunder Shyam Arora and different leaders.
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu together with celebration employees & supporters have been detained at Yamuna Nagar (Haryana)-Saharanpur (UP) border
They have been going to Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh pic.twitter.com/o5ueAUls0f
— ANI (@ANI) October 7, 2021
He was joined by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi for a quick interval.
Allahabad Excessive Court docket Justice (retd) Pradeep Kumar Srivastava has been appointed as a single-member Fee of enquiry with headquarters at Lakhimpur Kheri to probe the incident of violence.
In the meantime, police mentioned that two individuals have been taken into custody and are being questioned within the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. Additionally, the police claimed to have recovered empty bullet shells from the location. Lucknow IG Lakshmi Singh mentioned two persons are being questioned who’ve given numerous data into the incident, as per a media report.
The Union Minister of State for Dwelling Mishra’s son has been booked for allegedly mowing down 4 farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. Nevertheless, Mishra has denied allegations about his son’s involvement within the case. The minister has mentioned that he would resign if the fees towards his son are proved. He has additionally alleged that it was the farmers who attacked the autos first.