UP: Slain CRPF man`s last rites performed

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 20:48

Gorakhpur: The last rites of a CRPF
jawan killed in Naxal attack in Gadhchirauli in Maharashtra
were performed here with full state honours, family members
said.

Shivanand Yadav (38), a resident of Pipiganj area of the
district, was a CRPF driver and was posted in Gadhchirauli.

He was among the 12 CRPF personnel who was killed in a land
mine blast on Tuesday last.

His body was brought to his village yesterday afternoon.
His son lit the funeral pyre at Turkwalia Ghat on the banks of
the Rapti river yesterday evening.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 20:25

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