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Kejriwal announces honorarium of ₹1 cr for IB staffer’s family

A file photo of Ankit Sharma, the Intelligence Bureau staffer who was found dead in a drain in Chand Bagh.

A file photo of Ankit Sharma, the Intelligence Bureau staffer who was found dead in a drain in Chand Bagh.   | Photo Credit: PTI

A family member will also be given a government job, he tweeted

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced an honorarium of ₹1 crore for the family of Intelligence Bureau staffer Ankit Sharma who lost his life in the northeast Delhi’s communal violence.

Kejriwal said a family member of Sharma will also be given a government job.

“Ankit Sharma was a brave officer. He was brutally murdered in the riots. The country is proud of him. The Delhi government has decided that his family will be given an honorarium of ₹1 crore, and a job to one person of his family. May his soul rest in peace,” the Delhi Chief Minister tweeted.

Sharma’s body was fished out of a drain in Chand Bagh area last week.

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