Rewarded: Two Youth Given Rs 50k, House Each For Catching Militant

7 August 2015
Kashmir Life


Jammu: Minister for Health and Medical Education, Choudhary Lal Singh visited Narsoo (Dhramthal) area of Chenani where militant attacked 2 days ago, where he had appreciated two youth of the Chenani namely Vikramjeet Singh and Rakesh Sharma for catching a militant alive. Earlier, Minister visited the spot where the militants attacked the BSF bus. Local people of the area apprised him about the whole incident there, an official statement said Friday late evening. Later, he visited Dhramthal area and interacted with the locals. People demanded PMGSY road to Chirdi Village, construction of new toilets and street lights and to strengthen the Village defence committees. While speaking on the occasion, Minister condemned the attack and appreciated the bravery and courage of two local youth of Chenani, who had caught a militant alive. 'It is a great achievement of these two brave boys to catch a militant alive and with bare hands. It is matter of pride for the people of area,' he said. He also appreciated the efforts of DC Udhampur Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary in handling such a situation timely, efficiently and effectively. He said that government always stands with the people for their safety, support and help. He announced Rs 50000 cash reward and IAY house to each boy and also asked DC Udhampur to prepare their Job cases soon. He assured the people that he will recommend their names for State as well as National awards. The minister also announced 200 toilets and 100 street lights to the Chirdi area. He stressed upon the people of the area to be more vigilant and cautious.