The top court also directed the Uttar Pradesh government to upgrade its task force investigating the matter with some high-ranking officials.
The bench told Salve that it needs one more day's time to finalise the name of the judge. "We are considering Rakesh Kumar Jain (former Punjab and Haryana HC judge) or others. We have to consult them," said the bench.
"The accused Sumit Jaiswal, Shishupal, Nandan Singh Bisht and Satya Prakash Tripathi have been arrested by Lakhimpur Kheri Police and SWAT team of Crime branch."
At least nine people including farmers and a local journalist were killed in Uttar Pradesh after violent protests erupted during Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Maurya’s visit to Banbirpur on Sunday (October 4).
Lakhimpur Kheri: In another case of brutality, a 13-year-old Dalit girl was raped and killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, said police. Her body was found in a sugarcane field on Saturday. Two men from her village have been arrested. The incident reportedly took place on Friday in a village close to […]