Rs 20 lakh each for slain cops agreed
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, December 19 2016:
The State Cabinet today gave approval for payment of Rs 20 lakh each as compensation to the families of the three State force personnel who were killed in attacks by suspected militants at two different places along Imphal-Moreh highway on Dec 15 .
The Cabinet also approved to provide a job each to the next of kin of the deceased personnel besides extending family pension.
The State Cabinet also decided that the State will bear the treatment cost of those personnel wounded in the attacks.
The Cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister O Ibobi amongst others discussed the prevailing situation in the State.
Meanwhile, a highly reliable source said that the Centre had asked the State Govt to hold talks with the sponsors of the ongoing economic blockade.
The State Govt at the same time is reported to have told the Centre to pursue the UNC to call off the economic blockade first in order to pave way for talks.