Minister's Son Arrested After Vague Alibi Info, Say Sources
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Minister's Son Arrested After Vague Alibi Info, Say Sources

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October 10, 2021

Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish, accused of running over farmers in Uttar Pradesh, was arrested on Saturday after being questioned for over 12 hours in Lakhimpur Kheri. The police said he had been giving "evasive answers" and not cooperating.


New Delhi, 10 October 2021

As per news report of NDTV, Ashish Mishra was arrested five days after he was named in a murder case. The charges against him usually merit an immediate arrest and questions have been raised whether he was afforded VIP treatment because of his father. Ashish Mishra was produced before a court here late on Saturday night, which sent him to 14-day judicial custody. According to top sources in the Uttar Pradesh Police, the minister's son was not able explain several points about his whereabouts during the incident last Sunday. Witnesses have said he was missing from the event he said he was at between 2 and 4 pm, his phone location showed him closer to the crime scene, and the driver of the SUV that rammed the farmers did not appear to match the description made by him.

Source - NDTV

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