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Govt to pay Rs 20 lakh compensation to slain policemen

patna Updated: Feb 09, 2009 20:54 IST

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The Bihar government has announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 20 lakh to each of the ten policemen killed in the naxal attack at Mahuliatand village in Nawada district on Monday.

Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Neelmani told reporters that the next of the kin of the policemen killed in the attack would be be paid Rs 20 lakh including Rs 10 lakh as insurance money.

The ten, including the station house officer of Kauakaul police station and Assistant Sub-Inspector I D Singh were killed when over 200 CPI (Maoist) ultras armed with sophisticated weapons attacked a police party sent to the village to provide security at a function organised on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, official sources said.