The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh Government on a plea filed by Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni, challenging Allahabad High Court's decision which denied bail to him in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
A bench headed by Justice Indira Banerjee issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and listed the matter for September 26 as the next date for hearing.
Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared for the petitioner in the matter.
Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra, has moved Supreme Court challenging Allahabad High Court which denied bail to him in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case On July 26, the Allahabad High Court denied bail to Ashish Mishra, in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. The bail was rejected by the Lucknow bench of the High Court.
Ashish Mishra challenges the said order in the Supreme Court filed through advocate on record T Mahipal.
Four farmers died in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, and the accused and the accused's car was present there. This is the biggest fact, this case comes under the category of a heinous crime, said the High Court.