Rs 1-lakh compensation for death due to stray menace

  • | Monday | 16th September, 2019

“Paying a family merely Rs 1 lakh for death of a member is undermining the value of a man’s life. Recently, a family had filed a case against the Municipal Corporation demanding compensation of Rs 61.50 lakh. The family, in its petition, had stated that the only bread-winner of the family was killed by a stray animal attack on July 15. We will definitely file a public interest litigation against such a rule.”In case of stray dog attack, the victim will be paid a special compensation of Rs 1,000 per puncture and Rs 2,000 per hole by the urban local body. Municipal Corporation Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Khaira said: “We have adopted the laws as notified and directed by the department.

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