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Haryana: Rape victim given Rs 2 lakh assistance

chandigarh Updated: Oct 21, 2014 23:22 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
District Legal Services Authority

A minor victim of rape was awarded compensation of Rs 2 lakh by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) here.

A department spokesperson said the the Court of Additional District & Sessions Judge, Rohtak recommended the move under Haryana Victim Compensation Scheme, 2013.

It was ordered that Rs 1.5 lakh of the total sum be kept in a nationalised bank as fixed deposit receipt (FDR) and the interest be credited every month to the victim’s bank account. The victim will be entitled to receive the FD sum on turning 18, he added. The remaining amount will be given to her for immediate rehabilitation.