Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Ashish Mishra released on bail

Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra released from jail today evening after fulfilling bail conditions pronounced by the Allahabad High Court.

He has been released from jail after completion of procedure, Lakhimpur Kheri Jail Superintendent P P Singh told reporters. Ashish Mishra was lodged in the jail here since October last year in the case related to the killing of four farmers in the violence that had erupted in course of farmers agitation in Tikonia in the district. Last week Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court had granted bail to Ashish Mishra in the case that had grabbed national headlines.