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Ex-gratia for kin of Kuldeep Singh under examination: JK Govt

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Press Trust of India Jammu
The Jammu and Kashmir government said today that a proposal for grant of Rs 1 lakh from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to the next of kin of Kuldeep Singh of Paddar, who died while crossing Sazar Nallah in Kishtwar, was under examination.

Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, informed the Legislative Council that a proposal for a grant of Rs 1 lakh from the Chief Ministers Relief Fund to Singh's son was under examination.

He was replying, on behalf of the Minister Incharge, Home, to a Calling Attention Notice moved by the MLC, Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo.

The minister said the concerned SHO had been directed to collect the post-mortem report of the deceased within seven days and finalize inquest proceedings under section 174 of the CrPC.

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First Published: Jan 29 2018 | 10:30 PM IST

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