The Uttar Pradesh Police’s special investigation team (SIT) in an 5000-page chargesheet has named Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s jailed son Ashish Mishra as the main accused of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident where eight people were killed in an anti-farm law protest.
Earlier on Monday morning, the chargeseet was brought in a trunk secured by two locks to the court of the chief judicial magistrate in Lakhimpur town.
The police informed that Ashish Mishra is the prime accused in the case.
He is accused of the murder of four farmers and a journalist in Lakhimpur Kheri in October last year.
As per reports, the trial of the case will begin if the court accepts the chargesheet.
It may be mentioned, at least eight people were killed and 15 others were injured after being run over, allegedly by an SUV.
Top Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha stated that the ‘killing’ of farmers was a “pre-planned” conspiracy,
Rahul Gandhi had moved the adjournment motion, demanding the sacking of union minister Ajay Mishra.