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Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra, on Monday, October 11, was sent to three-day police remand with conditions, said SP Yadav, Prosecution Advocate.
A remand petition for the police custody of Ashish Mishra, was heard today in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
Mishra was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a local court after he was arrested late on Saturday.
A couple of weeks ago, Mishra allegedly ran his jeep over a group of farmers, who were protesting against Centre’s three farm laws. In the accident, four farmers were killed and a few were gravely injured.
Earlier on Saturday, he was questioned for around 12 hours in connection with the violence in which eight persons including four farmers were killed.
A medical team examined Ashish Mishra in the crime branch office in Lakhimpur Kheri after which he was taken for production before a judicial magistrate, who sent him to custody, said reports.