Rajouri Killings: LG Announces Rs 5 Lakh Ex-Gratia To Victim Families

Srinagar:  Expressing anguish over the ‘unfortunate incident’ involving death of two civilians in Rajouri, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday announced an ex-gratia relief of five lakh each to the next of the kin of the duo.

“The incident in Rajouri is very unfortunate. Condolences to the bereaved families. The price of a life cannot be set in monetary terms but still I announce an ex-gratia relief of Rs five lakh for each affected family “, reads a tweet by LG’s office, as per GNS.

Notably, two civilians Kamal Kishore and Surinder Kumar, both residents of Rajouri were killed and another Anil Kumar from Uttarakhand injured in a firing incident near an army camp in Rajouri district on Friday.

Since the incident, the locals and political leaders cutting across the party lines have been demanding an impartial probe into the incident. (GNS)

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