The Supreme Court of India has asked the Yogi Adityanath’s government to file a status report on the Lakhimpur Violence case. The report shall cover all the information about the accused, FIRs that have been registered, the arrests that have been made under the case and the actions taken by the government.
The Supreme Court has also asked the Yogi government to provide necessary facilities and assistance for the treatment of the mother of deceased Lovepreet Singh.
In response the Yogi government informed the High Court that a committee under the retired judge of High court.
“We need to know who are the accused against whom you have registered FIR and whether you have arrested them or not,” the court said.
"Grievance is you are not properly investigating," the court told UP's BJP government.
On Sunday, a violent clash broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri after an SUV car clashed into the farmers, leading to the death of 8 persons. Even after 4 days of the incident, no arrest has been made under the case. Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son, Ashish Kumar Mishra is the accused.
Many leaders from the state’s opposition went to meet the family of the deceased persons. Among them are Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and the ex-Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav.