The Supreme Court has cancelled bail granted to Ashish Mishra, son of Union minister of state for home Ajay Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. The court directs him to surrender within a week.
The top court on April 4 had reserved its order on a plea of farmers seeking cancellation of bail to Mishra. Earlier, The Allahabad High Court had granted bail to Mishra in the case.
Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra and the main accused in the killing of four farmers and a journalist in Lakhimpur Kheri last October, was released in February, four months after he was arrested on October 11.
“Victims have the right to be heard in every proceeding. We hold that the victims have been denied the chance of an effective hearing in the present case,” the bench stated.