New Delhi: The Supreme Court is hearing the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case where union minister of state for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra’s son Asish is an accused of mowing down some protesting farmers. Ruling out a CBI probe, the Supreme Court has reprimanded the Uttar Pradesh police for not being able to arrest the accused yet. Here are some key observations courtesy ANI.
Supreme Court says that a CBI probe is also not a solution and the reason is known.
Supreme Court says it is a brutal murder of eight persons and the law must take its course against all accused.
The Court adds further that it hopes that the UP government will take necessary steps due to the sensitivity of the issue.
Supreme Court says Uttar Pradesh government to apprise the court of an alternative agency which can conduct the probe.
The Apex court says it is not satisfied with the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the investigation of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case
Supreme Court notes that senior advocate Harish Salve appearing for Uttar Pradesh government has assured it that the highest police officer in the State will be informed to preserve the evidence in the case