Uttar Pradesh CM announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for families of five killed in Raebareli

Adityanath also asked the Inspector General of Police to arrest the culprits within 10 days.

Published: 02nd July 2017 02:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd July 2017 03:16 PM   |  A+A-


LUCKNOW: Taking serious note of the killing of five persons over a land dispute in Raebareli, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of victims while directing the IG zone to probe the matter.     

Five persons, including a village head, were lynched by a mob allegedly for land grabbing in Apta village in Unchahar area of Raebareli district on June 26.   

"The CM has announced Rs 5 lakh each for the families of victims. IG, zone Lucknow has been directed to probe the matter within 10 days and ensure justice for the aggrieved family members", an official spokesman said here.     

State BJP spokesman Shalabh Mani Tripathi told reporters here that "Our government is sensitive and those involved in the killing will not be spared. The financial assistance to the family members has been announced and they will also get justice."     

He said law and order was on top priority of the government and no compromise will be done on this front.

Follow The New Indian Express channel on WhatsApp


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp