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Migrant worker killing: Bihar CM announces ex gratia for victim’s kin

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Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister on Friday expressed grief over the killing of a migrant worker from the state by militants in Bandipora in Jammu and Kashmir and announced a compensation of Rs two lakh for the bereaved family.

He termed the killing of migrant worker Mohammad Amrez, a resident of Madhepura, as “unfortunate” and “very saddening”, a statement by the department of information and public relations said.

Kumar directed officials concerned to extend benefits to the next of kin of the man from schemes of the social welfare and labour resources department as per rule.

He also asked the resident commissioner of Bihar in New Delhi to ensure that Amrez’s body is brought back to his village, it said.

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