Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish was sentenced to 3-day police custody in Lakhimpur violence case.
SP Yadav, a senior prosecutor, said that the police had requested a 14-day remand for Ashish, but they were granted a three-day remand from October 12 to 15. The remand will conclude on October 15 morning.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Chintaram imposed a condition on police, while granting remand that Ashish Mishra not be harassed and his counsel be present during questioning.
Earlier, the court had sentenced Ashish Mishra to 14 days in judicial prison. He was detained on October 9 following a 12-hour questioning by the Uttar Pradesh Union minister in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. The violence on October 3 claimed the lives of eight people, four of them were farmers. Three individuals have been detained so far in Uttar Pradesh, including Ashish Mishra.