Lawyers strike: Reimbursement Rs 25 lakh announced

Last Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 21:59

Bangalore: The Karnataka Government in Saturday
released Rs 25 lakh as reimbursement of medical expenses of
those injured in the March 2 violence at the City Civil Court
complex premises when some lawyers attacked mediapersons and
police personnel.

The government would reimburse the medical expenses of
lawyers, mediapersons and also policemen injured in the
violence, lathicharge and also pay compensation to vehicles
that were damaged, an official press release said here.

Those affected could file their claims with the Deputy
Commissioner, Bangalore urban District, designated as the
Competent Authority, with adequate evidence and supporting
papers, it said.

Sixty five persons, including 52 police personnel, were
injured when lawyers went on a rampage on March 2, protesting
presence of mediapersons to cover the appearance of former
Minister and mining baron Janardhan Reddy in a mining case in
the city civil court complex.


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First Published: Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 21:59

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