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Ludhiana, October 4
An FIR has reportedly been filed on Monday, October 4, against Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish Mishra and several others in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence at Tikonia Police Station. IG Range Lakshmi Singh reportedly said that Ashish and 15-20 others have been booked under sections 147, 148, 302, 130 B, 304A of IPC.
On Sunday, four farmers were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri when an SUV ran over them. The protesting farmers said that Mishra’s son was driving the vehicle. While Ajay Mishra had reportedly said that his son Ashish was not driving the vehicle. Union MoS reportedly said that four other deceased were “a cab driver and three BJP workers”.
The deceased farmers were identified as Lovepreet Singh (20), Nachattar Singh (60), Gurvinder Sing (19), and Daljeet Singh (35).