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Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Case: Accused Ashish Mishra gets interim bail, Supreme Court imposes these conditions, read – Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Ashish Mishra In Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Case For Eight Week


Ashish Mishra during his appearance in the court
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In the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, the Supreme Court has granted interim bail to the accused Ashish Mishra. The Supreme Court has ordered the release of Mishra on conditional bail for 8 weeks. The court has directed Ashish Mishra to inform the concerned court about his location. Also, the Supreme Court said that if Ashish Mishra or his family tried to influence the witnesses related to the case or delay the trial, then the bail of Ashish Mishra would be cancelled.

While granting bail to Ashish Mishra, the Supreme Court has also imposed a condition that he will not live in Delhi NCR and Uttar Pradesh. After getting bail, Ashish Mishra will have to leave Uttar Pradesh after a week. A bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice JK Maheshwari said in its order that Ashish will neither stay in Uttar Pradesh nor in Delhi NCR during the bail period. The Supreme Court had reserved the verdict on Ashish Mishra’s bail plea after completing the hearing on January 19. During the hearing, Ashish Mishra’s lawyer Mukul Rohatgi said that his client has been in jail for more than a year and the way the trial is going on, it will take 7-8 years to complete. Mukul Rohatgi also said that Jagjit Singh, who has complained in the case, is not an eyewitness of the incident and his complaint is based only on hearsay. Rohatgi had also said that his client is not a criminal and neither does he have a criminal history.

Tell that on October 3, 2021, farmers were protesting against the visit of Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya in Tikonia, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. It is alleged that Ashish Mishra’s car ran over the protesting farmers, in which four farmers were killed. After this, the protesters attacked the people riding the SUV, in which the driver of the car and two BJP workers were killed. A total of eight people lost their lives in the case, including the death of a journalist during the violence. Ashish Mishra is the main accused in this case. Ashish Mishra had filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court for bail, which was accepted by the High Court, but the Supreme Court directed the High Court to decide on the bail petition only after giving sufficient opportunity to the aggrieved party. After this, the High Court again heard the matter and dismissed the bail plea of ​​Ashish Mishra. Ashish Mishra had moved the Supreme Court on this. From where Ashish Mishra has now got conditional bail for eight weeks.

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