JAMMU: A civilian from this winter capital of the State, who was killed in Pakistan’s Lakhpat Jail Lahore in 2013, will be compensated, said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here today.
Ms Mehbooba was speaking on discussion on Motion of Thanks on the Governor’s Address in the Legislative Council here. She said on a similar pattern, victims of Amarnath land row in the State during 2008 would also be paid ex gratia and other financial compensation, she said adding, “similarly, the kin of Chamail Singh, a civilian from Paragwal area of Jammu province killed in Pakistan in 2013, would also be duly compensated.”
Her Government, the Chief Minister said, won’t differentiate on the basis of caste, creed or colour when it comes to the rehabilitation of its people. (AGENCIES)