CM in damage control mode, announces Rs 5 lakh each for those killed in police firing at Ukhrul


IMPHAL, August 31: The State government has today announced Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the two persons killed in police firing at Ukhrul yesterday.

Speaking to media persons at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences today, during an inspection of those injured in police action to control a rally in Ukhrul yesterday, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh who was accompanied by deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam extended Rs 5 lakh each to the families of Ramkashing Vashi and Mayopam Ramror.

The Chief Minister also extended monetary support to four victims who were injured during the Ukhrul rally.

The victims are admitted for treatment at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science (JNIMS).

Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh along with his deputy Gaikhangam who also holds the Home ministry portfolio visited JNIMS and extended monetary support of Rs 50,000 to the four victims hospitalised there.

He also gave assurance to bear all medical expenses of their treatment during his visit.

The family members of the injured victims said that they were satisfied with the ongoing treatment in the hospital and also expressed gratitude to the CM for the financial support.

JNIMS authorities have said that two of the injured namely SK Raiagam, 27 years, son of SK Timothy of Kachai and Muinow Ngachonmei, 30 years, son of Muinow David of Somdal Village have been shifted to two different hospitals.

The former has been shifted to RIMS whereas the latter was shifted to Raj Medicity.

The other two identified as HR Reishangjoy, 30 years, son of Hr Gedion of Tanrui Ramhon and Rachamgam Horam, 24 years, son of Helpon Horam of Kharasom are still undergoing treatment at the JNIMS hospital.



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