Kasganj violence: AMUSU demands Rs 50 lakh compensation for Chandan

ANI | Updated: Feb 01, 2018 23:22 IST

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Feb 1 (ANI): The Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU) has demanded Rs. 50 lakh compensation for Chandan, who lost life in Kasganj violence.

An AMUSU delegation also met IG, Aligarh range, Sanjeev Gupta over Kasganj violence.

Later talking to ANI, an AMUSU leader said, "We have asked IG to nab culprits as soon as possible. We appeal government to provide compensation of Rs 50 Lakh to Chandan and adequate compensation to all victims of Kasganj violence."

"We have asked IG to nab culprits as soon as possible. We appeal govt to provide compensation of Rs 50 Lakh to Chandan & adequate compensation to all victims," he added.

The prime accused in the murder case of Chandan Gupta during Kasganj violence has been arrested on Wednesday.

The Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the main accused Salim from Kasganj today for the murder of Chandan Gupta who died on January 26.

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the violence that erupted in Kasganj last week.

The clash broke out after an unauthorised bike rally was taken out by RSS-affiliated students' group Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in the city to commemorate the Republic Day and allegedly stones were pelted at them during the road show. (ANI)

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