Son of India Govt Minister Arrested, Accused of Killing Four Farmers who were Protesting

Protestors burn an effigy of Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, during a protest after people were killed when a car linked to a federal minister ran over farmers protesting against controversial farm laws in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, in Kolkata, India, October 4, 2021. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Ashish Mishra, son of junior home minister Ajay Mishra Teni, has been arrested on accusations he ran over and killed four protesting farmers last week, a senior police official said.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Saurabh Sharma; Writing by Nidhi Verma; Editing by William Mallard