New Delhi, Mar. 28 ANI | 9 months ago

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the West Bengal government to give five lakh rupees as compensation to the 20-year-old victim of Birbhum gangrape incident.

This compensation would be given in addition to the already sanctioned 50,000 rupees.

A bench of comprising of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and two others also said that the state government had failed to protect the fundamental right of the victim.

(Posted on 28-03-2014)

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