Lakhimpur Kheri case accused Ashish Mishra has been granted conditional bail by the Supreme Court. Apart from Mishra, the court has also granted bail to the accused farmers who had beaten 4 people to death.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted interim bail to Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra, in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. On January 19, the court had reserved its decision on the bail plea of Ashish Mishra. At the same time, while granting bail, the court gave many instructions to Ashish and also put conditions. While granting interim bail for 8 weeks, the court said that Ashish cannot live in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
The Supreme Court said that Ashish would have to leave UP within a week of his release. The court imposed a condition that Ashish would have to tell his address to the police and he would report to the police station every day. The court said that it cannot influence the witnesses in any way. He will not meet any of his witnesses. Along with this, the court has also given interim bail to the 4 farmers who had beaten the 4 accused to death in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
Let me tell you, on October 3, 2021, violence broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri after the death of eight people. This incident happened when people were protesting against the visit of Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. According to the Uttar Pradesh Police’s FIR, a jeep had run over four farmers, in which Ashish Mishra was sitting. After this incident, the driver and two BJP leaders were beaten to death by the mob. A journalist also died in the violence.