AIZAWL, Oct 28 - Mizoram Government has approved ex-gratia payment amounting to Rs 10 lakh each to kin of policemen killed in an ambush by Hmar People�s Convention (Democrats) militants on March 28, Home Minister R Lalzirliana informed the Assembly recently.
The Minister was replying to a query from Lalruatkima and Dr K Beichhua of Mizo National Front (MNF).
Three policemen were killed when the team of State Assembly�s Committee on Government Assurances were ambushed by Hmar militants near Mizoram-Manipur border Zokhawthiang hamlet.
Two relatives of the slain policemen were given jobs on compassionate ground while a relative of Constable Hmangaihmawia was yet to be appointed, the Home Minister said. � PTI