Ashish Mishra Bail | Ashish Mishra got 8 weeks bail in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, banned from going to UP

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The Supreme Court today granted interim bail to Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the 2021 killing of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. Mishra is the son of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra. While granting him bail, a bench of Justices Suryakant and JK Maheshwari said that the balance of the rights of the victims would also have to be maintained.

The Supreme Court today granted interim bail to Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the 2021 killing of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. Mishra is the son of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra. While granting him bail, a bench of Justices Suryakant and JK Maheshwari said that the balance of the rights of the victims would also have to be maintained. “We are not giving any opinion in this matter,” he added.

Mishra has been granted interim relief for eight weeks, during which he will be allowed to enter Uttar Pradesh only when he is asked to appear before the trial court. Mishra has been ordered to leave UP within a week. He will have to share his residential address with the court for this period and surrender his passport.

All other accused in the case have also been directed to be released on bail. The trial court will send the complete information of the case to the Supreme Court after every hearing. The Supreme Court will monitor the matter and the next hearing has been scheduled for March 14.

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