lakhimpur kheri: Lakhimpur’s investigation should never be a never-ending story; The Supreme Court criticizes the UP government – The Supreme Court criticizes the government in slow procedures in the investigation of the case of violence lakhimpur kheri

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday criticized UP police for killing a farmer in a car accident in a farmers’ strike in Lakhimpur. The court asked the UP government to submit a detailed report on the incident before October 27. The UP government has submitted an affidavit in court covering the incident.

Chief Justice Harish Salve, who ran for the UP government, was asked if he had waited until the last minute for the affidavit and investigated it until 1 a.m. last night. However, Harish Salve replied that the report was presented on a sealed cover. However, the Chief Justice asked how the court could examine the matter if the report was submitted at the last minute.

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So far, UP police have arrested 10 people in connection with the October 3 incident. Three policemen were killed in protester protesters in the assault of protesters. A bank headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana heard the case. Meanwhile, the court criticized the police for delaying the investigation of the case.

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“We will not allow the case to become a never-ending story. The government should also abandon the idea that the police can delay the case.” The Supreme Court clarified.

The UP government told the court that the statements of 44 witnesses in the case related to the Lakhimpur Kheri incident have been recorded before a magistrate. But the court asked why the statements of the remaining witnesses were not recorded. The court also noted dissatisfaction with the progress of the investigation of the case that left eight dead.

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Ten people, including Ashish Mishra, son of the BJP leader and Union Minister of the Interior, Ajay Kumar Mishra, have been named in connection with the incident. The court also asked police why the arrest of Ashish Mishra, the defendant in the case, was delayed. The car driven by Ashish Mishra is alleged to have hit the farmers. The court noted that there were even gunshot wounds in the incident and that there were strong accusations against the defendants. The court said it expects effective action from the government.

Meanwhile, Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra have denied any wrongdoing in the Lakhimpur incident. They said the vehicle was theirs, but was not at the scene at the time of the incident.

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