AAP leaders visit victim Nachhatar Singh’s family after 55 hours of detention.
After being held in custody for 55 hours, AAP leaders Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha, Baljinder Kaur, Kultar Singh, Amarjit Sandhwa Sabhajit Singh visited the family of Nachhatar Singh, who lost his life in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence assuring the support of the party to them.
Singh, a 50-year-old farmer was one of the four who lost their lives when two cars ran over a group of protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. Claims are made that Union minister of state for Home Ajay Mishra Teni’s son, Ashish, mowed down a group of protestors.
In his tweet, Sanjay Singh stated “I am going to meet Lakhimpur victim families, permission to go after 55 hours of police custody but till now the minister and his son have not been arrested,”
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had a telephonic conversation with Singh’s family. He said “We are saddened by the incident. The incident shows the state of lawlessness in UP. We are with you and will help you in fighting the case against the accused persons.”
The AAP claimed that its leaders were arrested on Tuesday on their way to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the families of the deceased. “Sanjay Singh was in custody in Biswan for 43 hours,” the party claimed, adding that party workers carried out demonstrations in Biswan demanding justice for the farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri.