LG visits bereaved family; Rahul’s wife to be provided job In Jammu
Srinagar: Government on Friday constituted a Special investigation team to probe “all aspects” attack leading to the killing of Kashmiri Pandit employee inside tehsil office Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. The government also contacted the concerned Station House Officer.
“A decision has been taken to constitute a special investigative team to probe all the aspects of the despicable (militant) attack. The SHO of the concerned police station has also been attached,” Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said in a tweet.
He also announced that J&K administration will provide a government job to Rahul Bhat’s wife in “Jammu” and financial assistance to the family. “The government will bear the educational expenses of the daughter,” the LG said.
Meanwhile an official spokesman here “denied” “social media reports of resignations by migrant employees”, saying “no such letter of resignation(s) have been received by the administration.”
“Service related issues are being addressed in time bound manner, in week. The process has been already started,” the official said.
Earlier Rahul Bhat was cremated on Friday amid a protest by members of the Kashmiri Pandit community here.
Rahul Bhat’s wife and daughter, who were putting up with him at Sheikhpora migrant colony in Budgam, accompanied the body as it arrived here from Kashmir.
His brother Sunny lit the pyre at the Bantalab cremation ground as chants of “long live Rahul Bhat” rented the air.
Meanwhile, hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits gathered at Bhat’s house in Jammu for the last rites.
Earlier, the Lt Governor met the relatives of Rahul Bhat and assured justice to the family.
In this hour of grief, the government stands firmly with Rahul’s family. “(Militants) and their supporters will have to pay a very heavy price for their heinous act,” the Lt Governor said.