Ex-gratia relief sanctioned in 11 militancy cases in Kashmir

Published: Friday, May 2, 2008, 13:34 [IST]
 

Srinagar, May 2 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir government has sanctioned ex-gratia relief in favour of militancy-affected families in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

The District Level Consultative Committee (DLCC) met at Baramulla under the chairmanship of District Magistrate Baseer Ahmad Khan to discuss cases of militancy affected families.

Official sources said 19 cases were taken up for discussion in the meeting which was also attended by senior officers of police, security forces and revenue agencies.

However, the committee cleared 11 cases, they said adding other cases were sent for re-verification.

Sources said Rs 7 lakh were sanctioned in favour of next of kin of seven persons who were killed in different militancy related incidents.

An amount of Rs 5.75 lakh was sanctioned in four property damage cases.

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