HC directs pensionary benefits to cop's widow
The state government has been directed to release the amount of death cum retirement gratuity for the widow.india Updated: Dec 15, 2006 12:12 IST
Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state government to release the amount of death cum retirement gratuity for the widow of a head constable, along with arrears of pension within a period of two months.
A writ petition was filed by Sayeda Begum, the widow of head constable Ghulam Nabi, who was kidnapped and killed by the terrorists whose pensionary benefits were withheld.
Justice YP Nargotra observed that from the facts disclosed in the pleadings, it is manifest that recovery from the family pension and death cum retirement gratuity has been ordered against the petitioner.