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UP govt announces financial aid to inspector killed in Bulandshahr violence

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The government has announced financial assistance to the kin of who died of gunshot injuries on Monday as a rampaging mob protesting alleged illegal cow slaughter torched a police post in and clashed with cops.

In a statement issued here, (Home) said, "has announced a financial assistance of Rs 40 lakh to the wife of and Rs 10 lakh to his parents."

The has also announced an extraordinary pension for the dependent family of the and government job for a member of his family, the statement said.

Singh, who had probed the Akhlaq lynching case initially, and a youth died of gunshot injuries in the violence on Monday, officials said.

(zone) said the protestors from Mahaw village and nearby areas pelted stones on the police and indulged in arson, setting ablaze several vehicles and Chingarwathi Police Chowki, after some body parts of cows were found in a jungle near the village, prompting the police to open fire.

Singh, who was posted at the Siana Police Station, suffered a gunshot injury in addition to wounds from hard and blunt objects, of Police (Law and Order) said, citing a post-mortem report.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 00:05 IST