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Uttar Pradesh Police, on Saturday evening, arrested Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish after eight hours of questioning. Mishra, who had skipped summons a day ago, has been accused of running over farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Ashish, reportedly during his interrogation, repeatedly said he was not present at Tikunia - the site of the incident.
He said he was at a wrestling competition at Banbirpur village, some three to four kilometres away from Tikunia, at the time the violence broke out.