Government job for kin of youth shot dead by police

November 21st, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) The brother of Kuldeep Singh, a graduation student who was shot dead by the police in Haryana’s Bhiwani district, will be granted a government job, an official said Friday.”The Haryana cabinet, which met here on Friday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, has decided to provide a government job to the brother of Kuldeep Singh,” said a Haryana government spokesperson here Friday.

Kuldeep, 22, a final-year graduation student, was returning home Nov 2 after a party when a group of policemen shot him in the head at point-blank range in Bhiwani, about 300 km from here. The student, who was to get married soon, died on the spot.

Following the incident, the case was registered against the accused policemen and a compensation of Rs.500,000 was announced for the victim’s family by the state government.

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