JAC demands Rs 10 lakh and job as compensation for Kora

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IMPHAL, Dec 2 (NNN): The JAC against the killing of Md. Kora, who was killed in a bomb blast on November 30, has today threatened the state government that it would call a 24-hour bandh if its demands are not met on or before December 6.

The JAC has already submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister in connection with the incident wherein it expressed its demands.

The state government should book the culprits on or before December 15 and a compensation of Rs 10 lakh should be given to the bereaved family of Kora and also a suitable government job should be provided to the family, said JAC convenor, Jakir Hussain at a press conference at Manipur Press club here today.

He also said the JAC will not take the corpse of Kora until and unless the state government comes up with a positive response.

Kora had no link with any underground organizations and he was an innocent rickshaw puller who struggled hard for his life and family, the deceased’s elder daughter had claimed.

The rickshaw puller, Kora died in a bomb blast November 30 outside the main venue of Sangai festival 2011 at Hatta Kangjeibung here. Five persons, including two women were also wounded in the explosion.

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