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Arunachal announces ex-gratia to next of kin of NDFB victims

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 18:13

Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia payment of rupees five lakhs each to the family members of the victims who were shot dead by NDFB militants at Doimora area in East Kameng district.

The decision to provide ex-gratia was taken at a cabinet
meeting today, officials said.

Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia payment of rupees 5 lakhs each to the family members of the victims who were shot dead by NDFB militants at Doimora area in East Kameng district.

The decision to provide ex-gratia was taken at a cabinet
meeting today, officials said.

NDFB militants indiscriminately shot dead seven employees
of the state and central government at Doimora area near
Seijosa yesterday.

Meanwhile, the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee
(APCC) today condemned the incident and termed it as "shocking
and unfortunate".

In a statement, the party said that such barbaric acts
of militants was "highly condemnable and such elements have no
place in peace loving Arunachal Pradesh".

The party appealed to both the state governments of Assam and Arunachal to take immediate action to instill a sense of security among the people.
PTI

First Published: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 18:13
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