Home Ministry announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia to Tomar`s family

The Home Ministry announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to the next of kin of Delhi Police constable Subhash Chand Tomar.

Updated: Dec 26, 2012, 09:17 AM IST

New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to the next of kin of Delhi Police constable Subhash Chand Tomar, who died here.

An ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh will be given to the family of Tomar in addition to the financial and other relief announced by the Delhi Police, a Home Ministry spokesperson said.

The 47-year-old constable, who was injured during violent protests at India Gate on Sunday, died on Tuesday after battling for life in a city hospital.

Tomar was posted in Karawal Nagar area and was called for maintaining law and order at India Gate area during the weekend protests over the gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl.

PTI