Lakhimpur Kheri violence termed “well-planned conspiracy”

New Delhi, October 06 (KMS): One of the first information reports (FIRs) Utter Pradesh (UP) Police have registered in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence mentions that the October 3 violence that killed eight persons was part of a “well-planned conspiracy” by Minister of State (Home) Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra.

The FIR, registered at the Tikonia police station by Jagjit Singh, says that Ashish, accompanied by 15 to 20 armed persons, was going in a three-vehicle convoy. “Ashish was seated on the left side of his vehicle and fired at farmers as it rammed into them. Due to the firing, a farmer, Gurwinder Singh, died on the spot. Three other speeding vehicles rammed into the farmers walking along both sides of the road. The vehicles overturned and passersby were also injured. Ashish then ran towards the sugarcane fields while firing and hid there,” says the FIR.

The FIR adds “these acts were committed by the MoS (Home) and his son under a well-planned conspiracy”.