Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday announced relief to the citizens of the state. ₹5 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in the fire outside the army barracks in Rajouri town a day ago.
“What happened in Rajouri is very unfortunate. Condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. Money can’t put a price on life, but I’m still announcing a free discount. ₹5 lakh to each affected family,” Sinha tweeted.
Surinder Kumar and Kamal Kishore shot dead two men and injured a third near the gate of an army facility in Rajouri on Friday morning, sparking violent protests by hundreds of locals demanding a fair investigation. what happened.
Meanwhile, the bodies of the deceased were cremated in their hometown of Falyana on Saturday afternoon.
J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina, party general secretary Vibodh Gupta, BJP leader Neelam Lange, Rajouri DC Vikas Kundal, DIG Rajouri-Poonch Hasib Mughal and Rajouri SSP Choudhary Mohammad Aslam attended the funeral.
Raina said LG Sinha spoke to Kamal Kishore’s brother Shambu Nath and the administration extended all possible help to the family.
The Indian Army’s 16th Corps in Nagrota tweeted shortly after the incident on Friday that it attributed the firing to “unknown terrorists”, but in a handwritten guarantee signed by senior officials of the district administration, police and army, the corps paid compensation to those killed, ” “Wrong tweets” will be deleted.