LSA grants Rs 2L compensation to heirs of Kathua rape victim

BK News Desk/Srinagar
April 18, 2018 TOP STORIES 52 Views
LSA grants Rs 2L compensation to heirs of Kathua rape victim

Jammu and Kashmir State Legal Services Authority on Tuesday approved a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to be granted to the legal heirs of victim in Kathua rape-and-murder case.
An offical said handout issued here said patron-in-Chief J&K State Legal Services Authority, Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, who is also the Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority, on Tuesday approved a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to be granted to the legal heirs of victim in Kathua rape-and-murder case.
It said the amount as financial assistance in terms of Victim Compensation Scheme 2013 as recommended by Chairman DLSA Kathua.
Meanwhile, in case titled State V/S Sunil Kumar alias Balwant S/o Pikha Ram, Sat Pal alias Matha S/o Vishwa Nath and Revo Devi alias Parseeno W/o Pawan Kumar under FIR No: 67/2015 Under Section 376/342/506/363 of RPC of Reasi District, Compensation as recommended by Chairman District Legal Services Authority Reasi to the tune of Rs 3 lakh was also approved with the direction to Chairman District Legal Services Authority Reasi to disburse the relief among the Victim strictly in terms of Victim Compensation Scheme 2013.

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