Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced a financial aid of Rs 20 lakh to the family members of the policeman, who was shot dead by criminals in Pratapgarh on November 19.
The CM has announced a financial assistance of Rs 20 lakh to the family members of Inspector incharge of city Kotwali police station Anil Kumar and expressed grief over the death, an official spokesman said here.
Kumar (55) along with a youth were shot at in Pratapgarh by motorcycle-borne assailants. Both were rushed to hospital where doctors declared Kumar dead.
Two of the assailants were arrested and arms used in the crime were recovered from them in police action last week.