Lakhimpur: A senior officer investigating the incident in which a vehicle was driven among protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh has been transferred. The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred DIG Upendra Kumar Agarwal, head of the Special Investigation Team. But Upendra Kumar Agarwal is in charge of overseeing the case. UP police said the transfer of Upendra Kumar Agarwal as part of routine procedures.
Meanwhile, the police custody of Ajay Mishra, the son of Union Home Minister Ajay Mishra and the accused in the case, has been extended for two more days. This is the second time that the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court has extended the police custody of Ashish Mishra. Apart from Ashish Mishra, the court also remanded Ankit Das, Sekhar Badri, and Latif in police custody.