Samajwadi Party leaders Akhilesh Yadav, Ram Gopal Yadav and their supporters have been released after nearly six hours of detention at the Eco Garden in Lucknow. Along with this, the detained Shivpal Yadav was also released. These leaders were taken into custody on Monday morning when they were on their way to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the families of those killed in Sunday’s violence.
Police jeep set on fire outside Akhilesh’s residence
Earlier, there was a lot of ruckus outside Akhilesh’s house. The police jeep was set on fire. Former CM Akhilesh Yadav was to go to Lakhimpur Kheri in the morning, but before that, a truck was barricaded outside his residence in Gautampally. During this, angry protesters allegedly set a police jeep on fire. While opposing the police, Akhilesh along with all the workers sat on a dharna.
Akhilesh sat on dharna