Lakhimpur Kheri violence: UP Govt announces Rs 45 lakh ex-gratia, govt jobs to kin of deceased

Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 04 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Government on October 04 announced an ex-gratia of Rs 45 lakh and a government job to four farmers who were killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence on October 03.The state government has also announced that a retired High Court judge would probe the case. Additional Director General (Law and Order) of Uttar Pradesh Police Prashant Kumar said, "Government will give Rs 45 lakhs and a government job to the families of four farmers who died in Lakhimpur Kheri yesterday. The injured will be given Rs 10 lakhs. FIR will be registered based on farmers' complaints. Retired High Court judge will probe the matter."

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