Topic: Lakhimpur Kheri
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted interim bail for a period of eight weeks to, son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra, in the violence case related to the killings of four protesting farmers and a journalist in October 2021.
Members of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) in Punjab blocked rail traffic for three hours from Monday noon on the first anniversary of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed eight lives including four farmers.
The two minor Dalit sisters, who were found hanging from a tree in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district, were allegedly raped and strangulated before being hanged, police said a day after the incident.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) — an umbrella organisation of farm unions — launched a three-day dharna in Lakhimpur Kheri at 11 am on Thursday.
Ashish Mishra, the son of Union minister Ajay Mishra and the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri farmers' killing case on Sunday surrendered at court in Uttar Pradesh.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the bail granted to Ashish Mishra, the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri farmers killing case and the son of Union minister Ajay Mishra.