Main accused in Lakhimpur Kheri case, Ashish Mishra got dengue test, hospitalized

Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, is reportedly suffering from dengue and has been admitted to the hospital. According to the news agency, Ashish was shifted from the district jail to a government hospital where he was kept due to “suspected dengue”. Quoting a senior jail official, the agency said Ashish’s blood sample has been sent to confirm the vector-borne disease. Senior jail official, who confirmed that Ashish Mishra’s sample has been sent to a laboratory in Lucknow for confirmation of dengue.

Superintendent of Lakhimpur Kheri district jail PP Singh said, “It is not yet confirmed whether Ashish Mishra is suffering from dengue or not.” “Her sample was sent for testing on Friday. The picture will become clear after the report comes.

The main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case is Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra. Eight people, including four farmers and a local journalist, were killed in violence that broke out during a farmers’ protest at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on October 3.

So far 13 people including Ashish Mishra have been arrested in connection with the incident.