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Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Supreme Court Granted Interim Bail to Ashish Mishra

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Published on: 25 January 2023 at 12:05 IST

Supreme Court granted interim bail of with weeks to Lakhimpur Kheri violence accused Ashish Mishra.

Supreme Court granted Mishra Bail on the condition that he will not stay in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and will leave Uttar Pradesh a week after being released on bail.

Mishra, the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra had moved Supreme Court challenging Allahabad High Court which denied bail to him in connection with the case Mishra is facing a case of murder for October 3, 2021 incident in which eight people, including four farmers, were killed in Lakhimpur Kheri.

Ashish Mishra is accused of ran over the farmers who were protesting against the Centre’s three farm laws.

Ashish Mishra was arrested on October 9 and granted bail in February 2022. Mishra, again moved to the High Court as the Court’s earlier order was set aside by the Supreme Court in April 2022 and had ordered fresh consideration of his bail plea.