Lakhimpur violence (file photo)
Retired judge Pradeep Kumar Srivastava, chairman of the judicial commission set up to investigate the Lakhimpur Kheri violence of Uttar Pradesh, has taken charge and he reached the site of Tikunia on Wednesday, where on October 3. There was violence. He has started an investigation into the violence. At the same time, the Supreme Court will supervise the SIT investigation, retired judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court Rakesh Kumar Jain. The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed former judge Jain to oversee the SIT investigation, in which three other IPS officers have been made members. The special thing is that all the three officers are not natives of UP.
At present, the President of the Judicial Commission, Pradeep Kumar Srivastava, who reached Lakhimpur Kheri, reached the place of violence and also got the measurement done there and looked at and understood every aspect and evidence related to the Tikunia case very closely. He also listened to the full details of the day of incident from Tikunia police and Kotwal and inquired about the action taken till now. However, during this time he kept the media completely away and was not allowed to go there during this time. After reaching there, the scene of violence was also recreated. According to the information, on the orders of the Chairman of the Judicial Commission, Tikunia Lekhpal Sonu Maurya also took measurements on the spot and during this there Deputy District Magistrate Nighasan Shraddha Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police Nighasan Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, Tikunia Kotwali Inspector Balendu Gautam along with the police of the nearby police stations. And PAC force was present.
The government had formed a judicial commission
After the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, the Supreme Court had asked the state government to form a judicial commission and the state government had constituted the commission for this and the court has appointed Pradeep Kumar Srivastava as its chairman.
Violence took place in Lakhimpur on October 3
Violence broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on October 3 and eight people were killed in it. In which there were four farmers and two BJP workers, a journalist and a driver. After which the matter had taken a political color and the Supreme Court had also asked the state government to investigate the matter. However, the Supreme Court was not happy with the investigation of the SIT set up by the state government. After which the Supreme Court has constituted a judicial commission on Wednesday.
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At the same time, the bail application of the accused Ullu Trivedi alias Mohit Trivedi, Rinku Rana and Dharmendra Kumar in the Lakhimpur violence case will be heard in the district judge’s court on Thursday. On October 3, the three Scorpio-riding accused had gone to see the riot in the native village of the Union Minister of State, Banveerpur.
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