The Uttar Pradesh authorities should problem bail for Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra who has been accused of operating over farmers at a protest march final 12 months, the ex-judge heading the probe within the case mentioned at present. The decide has written to the state authorities to file an attraction within the Supreme Court docket to cancel the bail of the accused.
The highest court docket has sought the UP authorities’s response to a report submitted by former Excessive Court docket decide Rakesh Kumar Jain. The state has been ordered to reply by April 4.
A bench of CJI NV Ramana, Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima Kohli is listening to the matter.
On February 10, the Allahabad Excessive Court docket had granted bail to the primary accused Ashish Mishra however the households of the victims filed an attraction within the Supreme Court docket towards the bail.
On November 17, the Supreme Court docket had appointed a Particular Investigation Staff (SIT) headed by retired Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket decide Rakesh Kumar Jain to observe the probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, by which eight folks, together with 4 farmers, had been killed on October 3 final 12 months. Three Indian Police Service (IPS) officers had been additionally inducted into this staff.
In its affidavit yesterday, the UP authorities refuted costs by the households of the victims of letting Ashish Mishra off simply and never defending a witness.
The state authorities has mentioned that it had vehemently opposed the bail software of Ashish Mishra within the Allahabad Excessive Court docket and the query of submitting an attraction towards the grant of bail continues to be into account earlier than related authorities. It additionally mentioned that each one witnesses are being given correct safety and the assault being referred to by the petitioner was over a private dispute and had nothing to do with the case.