Rs 5 lakh, job for family of slain Sena leader
Amritsar: The state government today announced Rs5-lakh compensation and a government job for the family of slain Vipin Sharma, district president, Hindu Sangharsh Sena.
Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu made the announcement during his visit to the family. He told them that the police had identified the culprits, who would be arrested soon.
Speaking to the media, he said the Congress government was taking measures to nail those who were trying to disrupt communal harmony. He said every political party should rise above politics over the issue.
The DGP, Suresh Arora, yesterday claimed that the killing Sharma was not the handiwork of radicals as was being suspected in the initial stage.
“During the investigation so far, one thing is clear that it is not radical-sponsored crime,” he said, adding that the suspects had been identified and efforts were on to nab them. “One of the suspects was identified with the help of CCTV footage, while his accomplices have also been identified,” he said.