[Lakhimpur Kheri] Witnesses to be granted protection, statements to be recorded expeditiously: Supreme Court

"If the eye witness is more credible than a bystander then it's best to have that first hand information," the Bench observed.
Lakhimpur Kheri, Supreme Court
Lakhimpur Kheri, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today directed the Uttar Pradesh government to grant protection to the witnesses in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, in which eight persons were allegedly mowed down by the four-wheeler of Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra Teni (In Re Violence in Lakhimpur Kheri Leading to Loss of Life).

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