Bhadohi Police on Friday issued a lookout notice for Nishad Party MLA Vijay Mishra’s son Vishnu Mishra on suspicion that he may run off the country to escape arrest pertaining to the rape and other criminal cases charged against him.
Superintendent of Police Ram Badan Singh said that Vishnu Mishra is wanted in connection with gang rape and other criminal cases. A lookout circular has been issued against Vishnu on information that he might depart the country to evade arrest. A letter has been sent to the Bureau of Immigration in this matter. The Bhadohi MLA, his MLC wife Ram Lali and their son were booked in a land grabbing case lodged on August 4
Vijay Mishra was arrested by police from Madhya Pradesh and is presently lodged in an Agra jail. MLA Mishra, his son and a nephew were arrested by police on October 18 for allegedly raping a 25-year-old singer. The singer had alleged that in 2014, Mishra had called her to his house for a program when he raped her and threatened to kill her if she ever spoke about the incident. The singer alleged that in 2015, she was again raped by the MLA at a hotel in Varanasi, the Superintendent of Police said, adding she further claimed that once after raping her, Mishra told his son and nephew to drop her home but both of them raped her before taking her back. The singer had lodged a complaint at the Gopiganj police station in Bhadohi on October 18.