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NHRC recommends 4.5 lakhs for NoK of civilians killed in Mon

During the two-day hearing at Guwahati, the NHRC heard the complaints related to the human rights violations from the five Northeastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Sikkim 

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Guwahati: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended an amount of Rs.4.5 lakhs to be paid to the Next of Kin of the civilians in case of death in custody in the Mon district of Nagaland.

During the two-day hearing at Guwahati, the NHRC heard the complaints related to the human rights violations from the five Northeastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Sikkim 
and Nagaland, said a statement.

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Of the 40 cases, 23 cases are from Assam, 13 cases from Manipur, 1 case from Arunachal Pradesh and 3 cases from Nagaland.The Commission has recommended compensation of Rs.3, 00,000 to be paid to the Next of Kin in case of death in police custody in district Tinsukia, Assam.

The Commission has also recommended an amount of Rs.3, 00,000 in case of an encounter death in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
The Commission has also recommended an amount of Rs.5, 00,000 in case of death in police custody in Imphal (East) district of Manipur.

The Commission while dealing with the case of an employee, who became handicapped at work-place and his service was terminated by the employer in Guwahati, Assam, directed that alternative arrangements, as per the Disability Act, be made for his reinstatement to the service and further directed for payment of arrears of his wages.

The Commission, while dealing with a case of rape of a Tribal woman by GRP personnel in Assam’s Chachar district, has asked the State authorities for payment of Rs.5, 00,000 to the victim.

The State authorities have submitted that both the delinquent police personnel have been dismissed from service.A meeting of the Commission with Chief Secretaries, DGs of Police & their representatives, and other Senior Officers of all the five States, was also held on Thursday, where healthy and fruitful deliberations were held for coordinated efforts by all for protection and promotion of 
human rights of the citizens in a more effective manner.

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