SC Says There ought to be enough proof Before AN Arrest: Yogi Adityanath on Lakhimpur Violence
Four farmers had been killed on Sunday while an SUV belonging to Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra ran over a collection of farmers coming back from a protest in opposition to the brand new agri-advertising and marketing laws.
Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath assured on Friday that action will be taken in the case of Lakhimpur Kheri and said the perpetrators will not go unpunished. Speaking at a News18 UP event, Adityanath said what happened in Lakhimpur was "an extremely sad incident" and that no one has the right to take the law into their own hands.
Four farmers had been killed on Sunday while an SUV belonging to Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra ran over a collection of farmers coming back from a protest in opposition to the brand new agri-advertising and marketing laws. Three occupants of the automobile and a journalist had been killed withinside the violence that followed.
Teni's son Ashish is one of the seven people named on the FIR, but both he and his father have claimed that he was not at the scene at the time of the incident.There is no room for violence in a democracy. The law is equal for all. We will not spare the culprits ”, declared the CM.
Seven reserved people have been arrested, Luvkush from Banbirpur village and Ashish Pandey from Nighasan Tehsil. Regarding the pace of arrests in the case, Adityanath said, “The Supreme Court has said that before we arrest a person, we should have sufficient evidence against them. Adityanath's testimony came when Ashish Mishra missed the 10am deadline to appear before the police for questioning.
The Supreme Court stated it became now no longer happy with the stairs taken with the aid of using the Uttar Pradesh authorities withinside the Lakhimpur Kheri case. A bench headed with the aid of using Chief Justice NV Ramana informed senior suggest Harish Salve, representing the UP authorities, to speak to the pinnacle maximum police reliable that proof and different applicable substances withinside the case aren't destroyed.