🔴 The order has been issued under the U.P. Control Of Goondas Act, 1970, and authorities said it was based on police action against Salman in five cases all of which are related to his role in the anti-CAA/NRC protests in 2019.
🔴 The four farmers are accused of lynching two local BJP leaders and the driver of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra’s SUV after a convoy of three SUVs ran over four farmers and a journalist, killing them at Tikonia October 3.
“There were a total of 82 accused in the case. Six of them died during the trial. The court separated the file of two accused. On Tuesday, Additional District and Session Judge Punit Kumar Gupta acquitted 74 persons, including Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary and Ritesh Gupta,” said government counsel, Moradabad, Mohan Lal.
🔴 Deputy Inspector General (DIG - Devipatan Range) Upendra Agarwal said the attackers fled with the SP leader’s licensed pistol. It could not be ascertained if Ahmed had fired the weapon to defend himself, he added.
On the streets of Kannauj, a hub of perfume (ittar) makers, the conversation for the last few days has been about Peeyush Jain and the flying political charges between the ruling BJP and the Opposition Samajwadi Party in the election season.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said the “wrong Jain” was raided by Central authorities, one who has links to the BJP. The SP's Jain, he said, is Pushpraj “Pampi” Jain, an MLC whose latest perfume he had launched last month
MP Atul Rai has been in a Prayagraj jail since June 2019 for allegedly raping the woman in Varanasi residence the year before. The victim and her friend set themselves on fire outside the Supreme Court on August 16 to bring attention to the case. They died days later.
"During the hearing, the defence counsel raised objections over including section 34 of IPC against the accused. They cited that conspiracy charge was already mentioned in the FIR," S P Yadav, senior prosecuting officer, Lakhimpur Kheri said.