A day after he was there Issued a second notice Ashish, son of Union Home Minister Ajay Mishra, appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) at the Crime Branch office in Lakhimpur Kerry, Uttar Pradesh on Saturday for questioning.
After Ashish came to the office, “you will be given updates from time to time,” said Lakhimpur Gary SP Vijay Dhul. He did not answer questions about whether Ashish, 40, would be arrested.
On Friday, the Supreme Court clarified its dissatisfaction and said it was “Unsatisfied with actions taken” The Uttar Pradesh government is investigating the deaths of eight people, including four farmers, in a vehicle owned by Ajay Misra.
UP police on Friday issued a second summons to Ashish, who allegedly drove a vehicle belonging to his father that attacked the protesters.
Ashish was unable to respond to the first summons as he appeared before police on Friday morning. In the afternoon, a second notice was posted outside the minister’s house in Lakhimpur.
Under Section 160 of the CrPC, the statement said: “In a case at the Dikunia police station, you were ordered to appear in person at the police station in the criminal division office on your behalf, but you did not appear … so you have to appear again tomorrow (Saturday) to present your case. … If you do not, action will be taken according to the rules.
ATG (Lucknow Zone) Satya Narain Sabath said on Friday Indian Express: “The second announcement was made on Friday. So far, we have come to know the names of 10 accused on the basis of investigation. Two of the 10 were arrested Thursday. Five more have been identified and we are verifying their role. The other three people whose names came out are dead.
On Friday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Described the deaths “Sad and tragic” and vowed to punish the perpetrators.