Council of Ministries decides to provide One million rupees in compensation

  March 8, 2017 By: INSEC

The Government has decided to provide a compensation of Rs. One million to the family of deceased who died in the clash that took place between Madhesi Front cadres and police Saptari on March 6.

The government also decided to bear all the cost of treatment of those injured in the Saptari incident. The cabinet also decided to form a three-member probe commission to carry out investigation of the incident, according to Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Hitraj Pandey.

He said the commission will be led by either former Supreme Court Justice or a retired special class official of judicial service. The members would be decided by the Home Minister in consultation with the Prime Minister while the committee would be asked to present its report along with recommendation within 15 days of beginning its job.

Four people were killed in the clash that took place on March 6 as Madhesi Front cadres tried to foil Mechi- Mahakali National Campaign organized by the CPN-UML at the Gajendra Narayan Singh industrial area of Saptari.

Bibek Dungana