He alleged the BJP and the Yogi Adityanath authorities “tried their finest to avoid wasting” Mishra’s son Ashish however he needed to be arrested as no different choice was left earlier than the Uttar Pradesh authorities after the Supreme Courtroom intervened within the matter.
“So long as Ajay Mishra continues to stay a minister of state for residence affairs, justice can’t be performed on this case,” Singh, who has been tenting in Uttar Pradesh, mentioned in a video message.
Late on Saturday night time, Ashish was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police after round 12 hours of questioning, and produced earlier than a neighborhood courtroom that despatched him to 14-day judicial custody in reference to the October 3 violence in Lakhimpur throughout a farmers’ protest.
Eight individuals, which included 4 farmers and a journalist, have been killed within the incident of violence.
Ashish was named an accused in an FIR following allegations that he was in one of many automobiles that mowed down the 4 farmers protesting over Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s go to to the world.
“The BJP and Adityanath Ji’s authorities tried their finest to avoid wasting Ajay Mishra’s son. Nevertheless, following the Supreme Courtroom’s reprimand, he was interrogated and arrested as no different choice was left,” the Aam Aadmi Occasion chief mentioned.
Concentrating on the Union authorities, Singh additionally questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the Lakhimpur violence and requested why Ajay Kumar Mishra has not but been dismissed as minister of state for residence affairs but.
“After the independence of India, this incident of crushing the farmers like bugs reminds us of the rule of Common Dyer…. Did not he (prime minister) see these photos? Did not he see that heart-wrenching incident?” Singh requested
The AAP chief claimed that relations of the farmers and the journalist who have been killed within the incident are additionally not “hopeful” of getting justice within the case till Ajay Kumar Mishra is faraway from his ministerial submit.
“The son (Ashish Mishra) has been arrested. Your complete nation is now asking the federal government when the minister will probably be dismissed from his submit,” he mentioned.