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Pul gives ex-gratia to kin of Tawang firing victims

By CORRESPONDENT

ITANAGAR, May 12 - On a visit to violence-hit Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul on Wednesday handed over ex-gratia relief of Rs 18 lakh to the next of kin of those killed in the recent police firing incident at Tawang, besides promising them government jobs. The police firing on May 2 had left two persons dead and 11 others injured, six of them critically.

While informing that two magisterial enquiries into the incident are on � one at State level by Commissioner Hage Khoda and another at local level by Jang ADC Dilip Kr Chutia, the Chief Minister assured the bereaved families that strict action would be taken against those found guilty in the homicide.

Pul also handed over Rs 6 lakh for those with major injury and Rs 1 lakh to those who sustained minor injury. Four of the injured are undergoing treatment at different hospitals in Guwahati and one at NEIGRIHMS, Shillong.

Pul, who was accompanied by Power Minister Tenzing Norbu Thongdok, former Minister Jarkar Gamlin, DGP in-charge Nabin Payeng and Commissioner Hage Kojeen, further handed over ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the kins of two persons killed in Thongleng landslide on April 23 last. The family also received Rs 1 lakh and four others injured in the landslide got Rs 25,000 each from the Governor�s Relief Fund.

During his stopover, the CM also visited the Tawang police station to take stock of the extent of damages due to mob attack. Altogether 27 vehicles, including that of Police department, were damaged.

Further, 13 police personnel and one magistrate on duty had sustained injury during the clash with the protesters. Reportedly, there was a failed attempt to burn the police station. The protesters also ransacked the building. The police also reported damage to office equipments and stationeries.

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Pul gives ex-gratia to kin of Tawang firing victims

ITANAGAR, May 12 - On a visit to violence-hit Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul on Wednesday handed over ex-gratia relief of Rs 18 lakh to the next of kin of those killed in the recent police firing incident at Tawang, besides promising them government jobs. The police firing on May 2 had left two persons dead and 11 others injured, six of them critically.

While informing that two magisterial enquiries into the incident are on � one at State level by Commissioner Hage Khoda and another at local level by Jang ADC Dilip Kr Chutia, the Chief Minister assured the bereaved families that strict action would be taken against those found guilty in the homicide.

Pul also handed over Rs 6 lakh for those with major injury and Rs 1 lakh to those who sustained minor injury. Four of the injured are undergoing treatment at different hospitals in Guwahati and one at NEIGRIHMS, Shillong.

Pul, who was accompanied by Power Minister Tenzing Norbu Thongdok, former Minister Jarkar Gamlin, DGP in-charge Nabin Payeng and Commissioner Hage Kojeen, further handed over ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the kins of two persons killed in Thongleng landslide on April 23 last. The family also received Rs 1 lakh and four others injured in the landslide got Rs 25,000 each from the Governor�s Relief Fund.

During his stopover, the CM also visited the Tawang police station to take stock of the extent of damages due to mob attack. Altogether 27 vehicles, including that of Police department, were damaged.

Further, 13 police personnel and one magistrate on duty had sustained injury during the clash with the protesters. Reportedly, there was a failed attempt to burn the police station. The protesters also ransacked the building. The police also reported damage to office equipments and stationeries.