Priyanka Gandhi writes to PM Modi: ‘If your intentions are clear, don’t share dais with Ajay Mishra’

Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Saturday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who’s in Lucknow, urging him to not share the stage with Union Minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’, whose son has been arrested in reference to the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri. She additionally demanded Mishra’s dismissal. The Prime Minister is in Lucknow to attend the DGP convention.

“If your intentions about farmers are clear, don’t share the dais with Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra. Dismiss him,” Gandhi stated in her letter to PM Modi. Gandhi’s letter come a day after PM Modi introduced that his authorities would repeal the three controversial farm legal guidelines, which have led to widespread protests within the nation.

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Eight folks, together with farmers, have been killed within the violence that occurred in Lakhimpur on October 3. Ashish, son of Ajay Mishra, is among the many 13 arrested in reference to the deaths. All the victims have been mowed down by a convoy of three autos, together with a Mahindra Thar SUV owned by Ajay Mishra.

Villagers have alleged that photographs have been fired throughout the incident. However, autopsies have confirmed that not one of the 5 males — or the three others who have been killed within the subsequent violence that day — sustained a gunshot harm.

The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) examined 4 weapons belonging to the jailed accused that have been seized by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Uttar Pradesh Police that’s probing the incident. Three of those weapons — Ashish’s rifle; a pistol belonging to Ankit Das, a nephew of former Union minister Akhilesh Das; and a repeater gun carried by Das’s bodyguard Lateef — have been discovered to have been discharged.

The officer added that whereas the FSL report doesn’t say when the bullets have been fired, the accused must now produce proof that they didn’t hearth the weapons on October 3.

The Supreme Court, in the meantime, appointed retired Punjab and Haryana High Court choose, Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain, to observe the probe.