Lakhimpur Kheri violence : ‘Missing’ accused nabbed by police | India News


NEW DELHI: As of Monday night, the police had said they were on the trail of three men to investigate the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Sumit jaiswal, Ankit das and Shekhar Bharti.
Hours after peasant leaders told TOI that they had turned Bharti over to the police on the day of the killings, the policemen announced his arrest for a SMASH team nearby Pallia bus stop in Kheri on Tuesday. In a statement, the police identified him as “accused.” He was placed in preventive detention for 14 days.
Another “defendant on the run,” Das, filed a surrender request on Tuesday.

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