UP Lakhimpur Kheri Violence News Highlights: Navjot Singh Sidhu, other Congress workers en-route to UP detained in Haryana

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Updated: October 7, 2021 5:56:24 pm

Farmers Protest in Lakhimpur Kheri Latest Update, UP Lakhimpur Kheri Violence News: A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli will hear the case today. 

Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, along with other Congress leaders, met the grieving families of the farmers who died in the violence on Sunday.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence News Updates: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that a confusion led to the listing of Lakhimpur Kheri violence as a suo motu cognisance while it was taken up on basis of a letter written by two advocates. Asking the petitioner lawyers to be present for the hearing, the court said that the matter will be taken up later today. A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli is hearing the case.

Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, along with other Congress leaders, met the grieving families of the farmers who died in the violence on Sunday. The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday allowed the Congress leaders to visit the violence-hit district after initially saying no, and also released Vadra from three days of preventive detention. An AAP delegation also met the affected families in Lakhimpur on Wednesday.

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    17:05 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Live Updates: Sidhu asks police to take action against culprits

    Stopped from going to UP's Lakhimpur Kheri at Yamuna Nagar-Saharanpur, Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu tells policement, "You won't do anything against the Union minister & his son but stop us from sharing the grief of the victim families."

    16:58 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Live Updates: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu detained in Haryana

    Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu along with party workers and supporters were detained at Yamuna Nagar (Haryana)-Saharanpur (UP) border. They were going to Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh.

    16:24 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Ashish Mishra being summoned for questioning: Lucknow IG

    Two people are being questioned. They've confirmed role of three others who are dead. Technically, they have also been accounted for. These people are giving a lot of information. We are sending summon to the main accused (Ashish Mishra) for questioning: Lucknow IG Lakshimi Singh

    16:06 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    First arrests made in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, UP Police takes two persons into custody

    Two persons have been taken into custody and are being questioned in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. Police have recovered empty bullet shells at violence site: UP Govt sources

    15:31 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Ajay Mishra inaugurates national conference on prisons

    MoS Ajay Kumar Mishra, whose son has been booked in a murder case for allegedly mowing down four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday inaugurated a national conference on prisons organised by the BPRD, department of the Home Ministry. (PTI)

    13:27 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Will sit on hunger strike if no arrests made by tomorrow: Navjot Singh Sidhu
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    12:35 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Enquiry commission constituted to probe incident, UP govt tells Supreme Court

    Uttar Pradesh government tells Supreme Court that an SIT has been constituted and a single-member enquiry commission has been constituted, to also file a status report.

    12:33 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Supreme Court asks UP Govt to file status report

    Supreme Court asks Uttar Pradesh Government to file a status report on who are the accused, against whom FIR is registered and those arrested.

    12:30 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Will soon arrest all accused: IG Lucknow Range

    The district-level committee will investigate matter & submit the chargesheet in court while judicial investigation commission will conduct inquiry of the whole incident. Based on evidences, we'll soon arrest all accused involved in this incident: IG Lucknow Range

    12:28 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Have issued WhatsApp number, request people to send evidences: IG Lucknow

    For an unbiased probe, district-level committee has started its work. A judicial investigation commission under Justice HC Allahabad (Retd.) formed by the govt. We've issued a WhatsApp number & appealed public to send evidences on it: Laxmi Singh, IG Lucknow Range

    12:12 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    SC says Lakhimpur Kheri case not a suo motu matter

    CJI Ramana says two advocates wrote a letter to the court on Tuesday, we directed our Registry to register the letter as PIL but due to miscommunication, they registered it as a suo motu matter. Matter to be heard later today.

    12:03 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    SC on Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    Supreme Court says the cases of farmers' killing will be heard later today, asks petitioner lawyers to be present.

    11:47 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    SC begins hearing on Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    CJI-led Supreme Court bench begins hearing on Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    10:51 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Hope justice will be served: Akhilesh Yadav ahead of SC hearing

    How can you hope that justice will be given when MoS Home himself threatens people. Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance in this matter & we hope that justice will be given to affected families: Akhilesh Yadav 

    10:33 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    CJI-led SC bench to take up Lakhimpur Kheri case today

    A CJI-led Supreme Court bench is scheduled to take up the Lakhimpur Kheri case today. The court decided to take up the matter owing to the outcry over the deaths of farmers and the police action in the incident. 

    10:28 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Ajay Mishra needs to resign: Priyanka Gandhi

    Justice is a right in a democracy. I will continue my fight for justice. All the affected families I met yesterday only demanded justice. The Union minister needs to resign to ensure an unbiased investigation: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress, on Lakhimpur Kheri deaths

    09:53 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    'Protesters can't be silenced through murder': Varun Gandhi demands justice
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    09:50 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Single-member CoE to investigate Lakhimpur Kheri deaths
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    08:23 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Akhilesh Yadav to visit Lakhimpur Kheri today

    Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav is slated to visit Lakhimpur today to meet the family members of the farmers killed in the incident.

    08:09 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    BJP accuses Rahul Gandhi of fanning unrest

    The BJP accused Rahul Gandhi of trying to fan unrest over the incident, alleging the Gandhi family is using the tragedy as an opportunity to derive political mileage. It alleged the Gandhi family had nothing to do with either farmers or any other section of society. "They are not even concerned about the Congress. All they want is that their fortunes should not be scuttled."

    08:00 (IST)07 Oct 2021
    Jharkhand Congress leaders stopped near Wyndhamganj in UP last night
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    Four of the eight dead in Sunday’s violence in Lakhimpur Kheri were farmers, allegedly knocked down by vehicles driven by BJP workers travelling to welcome Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to an event in the area. The others including BJP workers and their driver were allegedly pulled out of the vehicles and lynched by the protesters. The Uttar Pradesh Police has registered a case against Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish but no arrest has been made so far. The police have said they were investigating the crash and had registered a case against 13 people.
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