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Delhi rape: Govt announces Rs 15 lakh for victim's family

Dec 31, 2012 17:33 IST

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New Delhi: The Delhi government Monday announced a compensation of Rs 15 lakh and a job to one of the family members of the December 16 gang-rape victim.

Agencies.

"Keeping in view the extremely exceptional circumstances and barbaric nature of the crime, the cabinet decided to sanction an amount of Rs 15 lakh to the surviving members of the victim," said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in a statement.

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting, where it was also decided to offer a job to one of the rape victim's family members, said an official.

The woman was brutally raped on December 16 and died Saturday in Singapore. She was cremated on Sunday morning.

IANS