Members of the All India Students’ Association (AISA) had been detained on Sunday as they staged a protest near Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence right here demanding the expulsion of MoS Ajay Mishra in reference to the Lakhimpur incident.
The Delhi Police detained 15-20 protestors as quickly as they reached Shah’s residence and took them to the Mandir Marg police station, the place they continued their protest, the AISA stated in an announcement.
AISA Comrades protesting in opposition to lakhimpur bloodbath at Home minister’s home have been Brutally detained and three feminine Comrades have been detained individually and are being subjected to bodily Violence and sexual harrasment!
— AISA (@AISA_tweets) October 10, 2021
A senior police officer, nonetheless, stated 13 folks got here to the protest and had been detained briefly earlier than being launched.
“While a Union minister whose son has killed our farmers still remains in power, the government has sought to unleash terror on students’ and people’s movements. Despite whatever violence the police inflict on us, our demand for expulsion of Ajay Mishra stands strong,” AISA Delhi secretary Neha stated contained in the police station.
Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra was arrested on Saturday evening following over 11 hours of questioning in reference to the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
Ashish Mishra was named in an FIR following allegations that he was in one of many automobiles that mowed down 4 farmers protesting over UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s go to final Sunday.
Two BJP staff and their driver had been allegedly lynched by indignant farmers within the incident. Local journalist Raman Kashyap additionally died within the violence, which has triggered a political storm and put the BJP authorities on the again foot in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.