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Rahul Rajput death case: Manish Sisodia announces an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh

Rahul Rajput death case: 18-year-old teenaged boy was brutally assaulted and thrashed to death by a group of youth allegedly over his friendship with a woman in Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar.

New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday met the family of Rahul Rajput, who was allegedly beaten in Adarsh Nagar .

He also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh.

“A big crime has been committed I had spoken to the father and he said that the boy aspired to be an IPS officer. He was a very talented boy. The Delhi government will work towards and make sure that the culprits get punished at the soonest,” said Sisodia after meeting the deceased victim’s family here. He added, “Whatever damage has been caused cannot be repaired. An ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh will be given to the family. Stern action against the culprits will be taken.”

According to reports, an 18-year-old student was beaten to death by the family and friends of a girl he was in a relationship with.

“A student was admitted to BJRM hospital in an unconscious condition on October 7. Later on, he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.

The deceased had no visible injury. A case has been registered and the probe is on. As many as five persons, including three juveniles, have been arrested,” said Vijayanta Arya, DCP North West, Delhi

The DCP further added that the victim, Rahul, was friends with a girl from Jahangirpuri. “Her family objected to it so her relatives beat him up, leading to his death. We appeal to people not to give any colour to the case. It is a dispute between two families,” Arya added.

(With Inputs from Agency)