UP police wants relief for crime victims
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The Uttar Pradesh police have sent a proposal to the state government to launch a scheme of giving compensation to victims of crime in the state.
Inspector General (IG), Law and Order, BP Singh said compensation has been proposed to victims of heinous crimes, like murder, rape, attempt to murder, acid attack and human trafficking.
The IG said that they had suggested a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the victims of rape, human trafficking and murder, Rs 1 lakh for those who suffered physical disability in a crime and Rs 1.5 lakh to the victims of acid attack.
He also said that the incidents in which a complaint is lodged within 48 hours will be considered for compensation and the victim or family members will have to submit the case details to the district legal aid tribunal.
The decision over amount of compensation to be paid will be taken on the basis of the enquiry conducted by the tribunal within two months.
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