Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Supreme Court steps in, to hear case tomorrow | India News – Times of India

 Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Supreme Court steps in, to hear case tomorrow | India News - Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh and has decided to hear the case tomorrow.
A bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli will hear the matter.
Eight people were killed in violence during a protest against the farm laws in Lakhimpur on Sunday.
Four of them were farmers who were allegedly knocked down by vehicles driven by BJP workers.
The four others included two BJP workers, a driver of Union minister of state for home Ajay Kumar Mishra, and Raman Kashyap, a journalist working for a private TV channel.
While the first three were allegedly lynched by agitating farmers, the scribe, according to his father, died after being hit by a vehicle when he was covering news of farmers’ protest against the visit of UP deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to Ajay Mishra’s native place.
The UP Police has lodged a case against Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish, but no arrest has been made.




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