The Lumbini Province government has decided to provide Rs 100,000 as compensation to families of those who died in Motipur incident.
Four people had died in a clash that ensued between the police personnel and squatters who tried to seize the public land at Motipur Industrial Area at Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City-17 and 18 in Rupandehi district on Sunday.
The provincial government also decided to bear the expenses of medical treatment of all those injured in the incident, said Mansingh BK, press coordinator of Chief Minister of Lumbini Province.
Following a meeting of the security committee convened here on Monday, Chief Minister Kul Prasad KC assigned Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Tilakram Sharma for relief compensation for the deceased’s families.
Furthermore, CM KC has directed the chief district officer in Rupandehi district to form a recommendation taskforce to resolve the issues of the genuine land squatter in Motipur.
Meanwhile, four police personnel injured in the clash have been taken to Kathmandu for further treatment. Altogether 47 people including security personnel and locals sustained injuries in the clash, informed SP Manoj KC in the District Police Office, Rupandehi.
Source: National News Agency Nepal