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SIT arrests two farmers on suspicion of lynching BJP workers

Lekin Pool Keri: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) arrested two farmers on suspicion of lynching three BJP workers during the violence that took place in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3, last year.

Two farmers, Kamaljeet Singh, 29 and Kawaljeet Singh Sonu, 35, were arrested by SIT on Saturday, according to SIT sources.

They are allegedly hiding from the police for nearly two months. SIT had previously published photos of several suspects, including two.

They are created before the Justice of the Peace and their remand detention is sought by investigators.

So far, six farmers have been arrested in connection with the deaths of three BJP workers.

SIT had previously arrested Vichitra Singh, Gurwinder Singh, Avtaar Singh, and Ranjeet Singh after being identified as suspects.

The FIR, accused of murder and riots, was initially “identified” based on a complaint by BJP worker Smit Jaiswar, who was accused in collaboration with the Federal State Minister of Ashish Mishra, the son of Ajai Mishra Teni. Registered for “Unknown Farmer”. Four farmers and journalists died during the violence.

The FIR submitted by Sumit did not mention the deaths of five people allegedly killed by Ashish’s convoy.

The first FIRs related to violence were filed by police based on complaints filed by farmers against Ashish and others.

SIT arrested 13 people in the case and called the case “planned.”

In November 2021, the Supreme Court restructured the SIT and added new members IPS officers SB Shiradkar, Preetinder Singh, Padmaja Chauhan, and Rakesh Kumar Jain, a former judge of the High Courts of Punjab and Haryana. I investigated the violence of Lakhimpur Kheri. ..

https://www.siasat.com/sit-arrests-2-farmers-for-alleged-lynching-of-bjp-workers-2251464/ SIT arrests two farmers on suspicion of lynching BJP workers

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