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Three killed in police firing -Governor orders judicial probe

May 15, 2014 - Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan has announced an ex-gratia of Rs.6 lakhs to the kin of those killed and Rs.50,000 to those injured in Wednesday's firing at Kishan Bagh area of Rajendranagar in Hyderabad.

Orders magisterial enquiry:

The Governor, ESL Narasimhan has ordered for judicial probe into the Kishan Bagh clashes. He announced an ex-gratia of Rs.6 lakhs to the kin of those died in the incidents and Rs.50,000 for those injured in addition to medical expenditure. Compensation would be paid to those private assets destroyed as per government norms. He appealed the people to maintain restraint and peace. The injured in the incidents are being treated at Osmania, Premier, NIMS, Apollo, Care hospitals.

It may be recalled that three persons were killed in the incident and the trouble according to police started after a flag outside a Gurudwara in Sikh Chawani was found burnt. According to sources, it is reported that some members of Sikh community barged into a house in Bahadurpura and attacked two youth. The two communities have resorted to stone pelting and arson. The Police Commissioner had requisitioned the services of paramilitary and central forces. They were forced to open fire to bring the situation under control. The killed were identified as Wajid Ali, 38, Mohammed Shajuddin, 42, and Nazir, 28. A member of the local peace committee said Wajid Ali also had sword injuries on his body.

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