Lakhimpur violence: Security up as Ashish Mishra reaches Crime Branch, Internet shut in district | India News

Lakhimpur/Lucknow: Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra, accused of running over farmers in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, on Saturday reached Crime Branch office at Lakhimpur for questioning.

Security has been beefed up at the police lines to avoid any untoward incident, while internet has been suspended in the area.

Ashish Mishra aka ‘Monu bhaiyya’ was issued fresh notice on Friday a day after he missed his deadline.

Facing reporters at Lucknow airport, the junior home minister said his son Ashish Mishra could not appear before police as he was not well but will record his statement on Saturday.

Mishra was named in an FIR following allegations that he was in one of the vehicles that mowed down four farmers protesting over…