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Relief for GRP cop’s family: Rs 2 lakh from state

The family of head constable Laxman Ahinave can finally heave a sigh of relief. On Friday evening,government officials handed over a Rs 2-lakh cheque to Alka Ahinave,the widow of Ahinave,at her Diwa residence.

Written by Esha Roy | Mumbai |
January 16, 2010 12:59:17 am

The family of head constable Laxman Ahinave can finally heave a sigh of relief. On Friday evening,government officials handed over a Rs 2-lakh cheque to Alka Ahinave,the widow of Ahinave,at her Diwa residence.

Ahinave,attached to the Bandra GRP,had lost his life in February last year after he was run over by a speeding train while chasing a thief across the railway tracks between Bandra and Mahim. The insurance company had refused to pay the insurance of Rs 2.5 lakh which was liable to be paid by claiming that Ahinave was killed while he was involved in an illegal activity of crossing the tracks.

A grateful Alka said,“Finally after waiting for so long,some relief has come to us. It had been very difficult after my husband’s death. On Friday evening,six or seven men from the chief minister’s office came to our house and handed over a cheque of Rs 2 lakh to me.”

Chief Minister Ashok Chavan had,on Thursday,directed authorities to pay Rs 2 lakh to Ahinave’s children. The family will also be paid his provident fund of Rs 4.44 lakh,group insurance of Rs 88,000 and leave encashment of Rs 1.24 lakh. Starting February,the family will receive a monthly pension of Rs 3,975.

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“All this happened so suddenly that I still cannot comprehend it. After an endless wait for relief,things have started happening at an alarming speed. I had not made any plans for money as I had not expected things to work out so fast. But I shall be using the money for the education of my children as it is my first priority. Apart from that,I shall probably keep the rest of the money in a bank as savings,” Alka said.

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First published on: 16-01-2010 at 12:59:17 am

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