Punjab CM announces job to kin of 6 cops killed in accident

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013 - 12:30

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Friday announced jobs to the kin of six state police personnel who were killed in a road accident in Fatehgarh Sahib district recently.

Suitable jobs would be given to a family member of each of the six police personnel killed, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal announced in the State Assembly here.

Also, Rs 2 lakh to the family of each deceased and free treatment to the injured police personnel would be given, he said.

Six Punjab Police personnel, including four constables, were killed and 11 others were injured when their jeep rammed into a roadside tree at village Lohari, 10 km from Fatehgarh Sahib, on March 18.

All of them were posted at Khamano police station and were on their way to attend a police parade at Mohadian in the district, according to police.

The deceased were identified as constables Amandeep Singh (24), Gurpreet Singh (23), Kesar Singh (45), woman constable Raj Kaur (20), head constable Manjinder Singh (37) and home guard Varinder Partap (40).

PTI




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