The Lucknow police on Tuesday interrogated Vikas Kishore, son of Union minister Kaushal Kishore over his alleged involvement in the murder of 1 Vinay Srivastava.
Srivastava, 26, was discovered lifeless with a gunshot wound on the Union minister’s home in Begariya village close to Lucknow on Friday (September 1). The revolver belonged to the Vikas Kishore, police mentioned.
On Tuesday, Vikas reached Thakurganj police station round 8.30pm together with three others, the place he was questioned by Sunil Sharma, assistant commissioner of police (ACP) and Vikas Rai, station home workplace at Thakurganj police station, mentioned folks accustomed to the matter.
The grilling went on for over two and a half hours. Vikas was questioned concerning his go to to Delhi, his relations with the deceased, carelessness in conserving the revolver, amongst others, mentioned the folks talked about above.
Vikas has denied any involvement in the alleged murder stating that he was not current in town on the time of the incident as his mom was unwell and was hospitalised in Delhi. Nonetheless, he accepted his carelessness in conserving his licensed pistol at his house.
In keeping with the police, Srivastava, who was mentioned to be a good friend of Vikas, was allegedly shot lifeless following a brawl between him and three others over a sport of playing cards.
Earlier, a discover was issued to Vikas asking him to seem earlier than the police for questioning after a primary data report (FIR) was registered towards him below part 30 of the Arms Act for mishandling his firearm.
To date three individuals recognized as Ankit Verma (27), the prime accused, Ajay Rawat (32) and Shamim (21), have been arrested by the Lucknow police.
In keeping with the assertion from the accused individuals, Srivastava was allegedly shot after a playing brawl between him and Verma in an inebriated state.
In the meantime, the household of Srivastava expressed dissatisfaction over the police probe into the incident, alleging it was meant to hide the reality.
The deceased’s brother, Vikas Srivastava, in a video assertion, alleged that the police probe was deceptive.
“Ankit had an issue with my brother (Vinay) and the minister’s son Vikas Kishore too is related to the murder. The flight ticket of the minister’s son that was posted on Fb must also be investigated. I request the chief minister to order a SIT (Particular Investigation Workforce) investigation into the case,” mentioned Vikas Srivastava.