PATNA: Taking serious view of the gang rape of a teenage girl and her subsequent death two days back in West Bengal, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced Rs one lakh ex-gratia assistance to the victimís family and deputed a senior police official to visit Kolkata.
Gangwar was also asked to meet government officials in Kolkata and seek details of the case.
The Chief Minister has sent a cheque for Rs one lakh for the family of the victim as ex-gratia assistance, according to an official release.
The 16-year-old girl, who was gang raped twice in October last, died of burn injuries in a Kolkata hospital on December 31. Her family members claimed that she was burnt alive by the culprits. -PTI