Superintendent of Police Vinit Brij Lal handed over cheques to the dependents of the policemen, who were killed in the Maoist attack at Balimela on June 29, 2008, at the District Police Office on Wednesday.

He presented cheques for Rs.2 lakhs each to Suguna, wife of SI J. Sankara Rao, Kamala, wife of Home Guard G. Mohan Rao, and Chilakamma, wife of Killo Krishna. The ex-gratia was given by the Orissa Government.

Narsipatnam OSD Trivikrama Varma, Additional SP B. Surdarshan Rao, CI's P.R. Rajendra Kumar and B. Venkata Rao were present.