Lucknow: Ashish Mishra, the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, has not been granted any relief from the court. The court remanded Ashish Mishra to three days police remand. The entire opposition, including the Congress, is attacking the state and central governments over Ashish Mishra. Ashish's father and Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni is being sought to be dismissed from the post.
The CJM court has dealt a major blow to Ashish Mishra alias Monu, the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra, who was the main accused in last week's violence in Lakhimpur Kheri. The court remanded Ashish to three days police remand. Now for the next three days, SIT will be able to interrogate Ashish more. Congress Party National General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has reached Gandhi statue in Lucknow Hazratganj for a silent fast. She is accompanied by hundreds of workers. Priyanka's vow of silence has begun. The Congress party is demanding the dismissal of the Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni.
Earlier, during the court hearing, the police said that Ashish Mishra had been questioned for only 12 hours in which he did not respond. So they need 14 days of police custody. Ashish's lawyer said the police had only 40 questions to ask Ashish, who had been asked. Ashish's lawyer said the water was given only once in the 12-hour hearing. Questions were constantly asked without a break, which was answered.