Rs2M for slain leader’s wi­dow

Khaleej Times - - INDIA -

The Pun­jab and Haryana High Court on Tues­day di­rected that a com­pen­sa­tion of Rs2 mil­lion be paid to the wife of a Shi­ro­mani Akali Dal leader of Pun­jab who was killed in 2015 in a shootout by the po­lice who mis­took him for a gang­ster. The high court or­dered the com­pen­sa­tion to Mukhjit Singh Mukha’s wife Har­jit Kaur. The vic­tim was only 38 years old when he was way­laid by a team of the Pun­jab Po­lice in Am­rit­sar district on June 16, 2015, and was in­dis­crim­i­nately fired upon.—

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