New Delhi: A Lakhimpur Kheri court on Tuesday framed charges against 14 accused, including Ashish Mishra, in connection with the violence at Tikonia in Lakhimpur Kheri.

Ashish Mishra is the son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni. District government advocate Arvind Tripathi said that charges were framed against 14 accused, including Ashish Mishra, in the court of Additional District Judge Sunil Kumar Verma.

The accused have been identified as Ankit Das, Nandan Singh Bisht, Latif Kale, Satyam alias Satya Prakash Tripathi, Shekhar Bharti, Sumit Jaiswal, Ashish Pandey, Lavkush Rana, Shishupal, Ullas Kumar alias Mohit Trivedi, Rinku Rana, Virendra Shukla and Dharmendra Banjara, Tripathi said.

Virendra Shukla has been charged under Section 201 of the Indian Penal Code. The rest of the accused were charged under sections 147, 148, 149, 302, 307, 326, 427 and 120 (b) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 177 of the Motor Vehicles Act.

Apart from this, charges have also been framed against Ashish Mishra, Ankit Das, Nandan Singh Bisht, Satya Prakash Tripathi, Latif Kale and Sumit Jaiswal under the Arms Act, Tripathi said.

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